Northwest Iowa — A total of thirty-eight new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the four-county area Sunday. That’s seventeen fewer new cases reported compared to the previous 24-hour period, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.
During the 24-hour period ending at noon Sunday, O’Brien County was up 13 cases to 1290 since the pandemic began. Sioux County was up 15 cases to 3696. Lyon County was up 8 to 1030, and Osceola County was up 2 to 523.
There were no deaths reported in Sunday’s figures, so the death toll from COIVD-related illnesses in our four-county area remains at sixty-four. 30 in O’Brien County, 25 in Sioux, 8 in Lyon County and 1 in Osceola County since the pandemic began.
Out of the 1030 Lyon County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, 596 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 58%.
Out of the 3696 Sioux County residents who have tested positive, 2665 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 72%.
Out of the 1290 O’Brien County residents who have tested positive for COVID, 810 have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 63%.
Out of the 523 Osceola County residents who have tested positive, 324 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 62%.
Total numbers of cases from other counties around the area and their change from the previous report:
Plymouth 2750, up 18
Cherokee 843, up 10
Buena Vista 3048, up 14
Clay 1173, up 9
Dickinson 1384, up 22
Again, these figures were for the 24-hour period from noon Saturday, November 28th to noon Sunday, November 29th.