COVID-19 hospitalization rates increase in Siouxland, Tri-State

Coronavirus

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – COVID-19 hospitalizations in Iowa have been leveling off since November and saw a decrease around May, but due to the Delta variant counting for a majority of cases, hospitalizations are slowly rising.

The rate of hospitalizations due to COVID-19 began at the end of June and have been increasing steadily over the past few weeks.

Currently, the number of people being hospitalized for COVID-19 are not near the level reported in November.

Listed below are the number of cases, hospitalizations, and deaths for Woodbury County, Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota over a two week period.

WOODBURY

DatePositive TestsHospitalizationsDeaths
07/21/202115,3199230
07/29/202115,37816230

IOWA

DatePositive TestsHospitalizationsDeaths
07/21/2021406,319716,158
07/29/2021410,1661586,183

NEBRASKA

DateCasesHospitalizationsDeaths
07/21/2021226,442972,285
07/29/2021227,8481252,285

SOUTH DAKOTA

DatePositive TestsHospitalizationsDeaths
07/21/2021109,597382,041
07/29/2021109,836332,043

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