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Five Deaths And 46 New COVID Cases In Tuesday Report

Northwest Iowa — Five more deaths and forty-six additional cases of COVID-19 were reported in the four-county area in Tuesday’s report from the Iowa Department of Public Health.

The death toll for the area is now up to 146 since the pandemic began. There were three additional deaths in Sioux County and two in Lyon County. The death tolls since the pandemic started are 54 in O’Brien County, 51 in Sioux County, 32 in Lyon County, and nine in Osceola County.

Lyon County’s total was up 24 cases on Tuesday. Also, 17 residents from Sioux County, four from O’Brien County, and one from Osceola County were reported.

Out of the 1,357 Lyon County residents who have had COVID-19, 1151 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 85%.
Out of the 4,491 Sioux County residents who have had COVID-19, 4081 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 91%.
Out of the 1,664 O’Brien County residents who have had COVID-19, 1475 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 89%.
Out of the 629 Osceola County residents who have had COVID-19, 594 of them have recovered, for a recovery rate of about 94%.

Total numbers of cases from other counties around the area and their change from the previous report:

Iowa counties:
Plymouth 3,461 , up 8
Cherokee 1,314 , up 2
Buena Vista 3,864 , up 11
Clay 1,635 , up 9
Dickinson 1,814 , up 3

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