December 31: 87 new COVID-19 recoveries in Woodbury County, 1 more death

Coronavirus

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – The Siouxland District Health Department reported 54 new COVID-19 cases and 87 recoveries in Woodbury County Thursday.

Below is the report for December 31, 2020.

Woodbury County COVID-19 numbers

Total cases12,235
— New cases –54
Recovered cases10,766
— New Recovered cases –87
Deaths as reported by IDPH165
— New deaths –1
14-day average positivity rate13.5%
Current total hospitalized58
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –35
— Woodbury County residents –30

Health officials ask residents to continue to practice measures that will slow the spread, including staying home when sick or if you have had close contact with a COVID-19 case, avoiding nonessential gatherings, physical distancing at least six ft from others, wearing masks in public, and washing hands frequently.


December 30, 2020

Woodbury County COVID-19 numbers

Total cases12,181
— New cases –55
Recovered cases10,679
— New Recovered cases –104
Deaths as reported by IDPH164
— New deaths –1
14-day average positivity rate13.5%
Current total hospitalized54
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –35
— Woodbury County residents –31

December 29, 2020

Woodbury County COVID-19 numbers

Total cases12,126
— New cases –38
Recovered cases10,575
— New Recovered cases –152
Deaths as reported by IDPH163
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate13.4%
Current total hospitalized58
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –32
— Woodbury County residents –38

December 28, 2020

Woodbury County COVID-19 numbers

Total cases12,088
— New cases –19
Recovered cases10,423
— New Recovered cases –25
Deaths as reported by IDPH163
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate13.5%
Current total hospitalized55
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –34
— Woodbury County residents –28

December 27, 2020

Total cases12,069
— New cases –17
Recovered cases10,398
— New Recovered cases –36
Deaths as reported by IDPH163
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate13.7%
Current total hospitalized57
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –30
— Woodbury County residents –35

December 26, 2020

The Siouxland District Health Department did not report COVID-19 numbers on Christmas.

Total cases12,052
— New cases –69
Recovered cases10,362
— New Recovered cases –72
Deaths as reported by IDPH163
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate13.7%
Current total hospitalized56
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –34
— Woodbury County residents –31

December 24, 2020

Total cases11,983
— New cases –39
Recovered cases10,290
— New Recovered cases –90
Deaths as reported by IDPH163
— New deaths –3
14-day average positivity rate13.7%
Current total hospitalized59
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –38
— Woodbury County residents –26

December 23, 2020

Woodbury County COVID-19 numbers

Total cases11,944
— New cases –58
Recovered cases10,200
— New Recovered cases –86
Deaths as reported by IDPH160
— New deaths –1
14-day average positivity rate13.8%
Current total hospitalized56
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –36
— Woodbury County residents –24

December 22, 2020

Woodbury County COVID-19 numbers

Total cases11,886
— New cases –38
Recovered cases10,114
— New Recovered cases –125
Deaths as reported by IDPH159
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate13.9%
Current total hospitalized55
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –37
— Woodbury County residents –24

December 21, 2020

Woodbury County COVID-19 numbers

Total cases11,848
— New cases –25
Recovered cases9,989
— New Recovered cases –43
Deaths as reported by IDPH159
— New deaths –2
14-day average positivity rate15.0%
Current total hospitalized56
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –35
— Woodbury County residents –27

December 20, 2020

Woodbury County COVID-19 numbers

Total cases11,823
— New cases –40
Recovered cases9,946
— New Recovered cases –40
Deaths as reported by IDPH157
— New deaths –4
14-day average positivity rate15.2%
Current total hospitalized50
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –34
— Woodbury County residents –24

December 19, 2020

Total cases11,783
— New cases –92
Recovered cases9,906
— New Recovered cases –88
Deaths as reported by IDPH153
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate15.7%
Current total hospitalized53
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –35
— Woodbury County residents –26

Total cases11,691
— New cases –62
Recovered cases9,818
— New Recovered cases –101
Deaths as reported by IDPH153
— New deaths –2
14-day average positivity rate15.7%
Current total hospitalized60
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –38
— Woodbury County residents –30

December 17, 2020

Woodbury County COVID-19 numbers

Total cases11,629
— New cases –70
Recovered cases9,717
— New Recovered cases –102
Deaths as reported by IDPH151
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate16.4%
Current total hospitalized59
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –37
— Woodbury County residents –34

December 16, 2020

Woodbury County COVID-19 numbers

Total cases11,559
— New cases –51
Recovered cases9,615
— New Recovered cases –144
Deaths as reported by IDPH151
— New deaths –6
14-day average positivity rate16.5%
Current total hospitalized60
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –42
— Woodbury County residents –35

December 15, 2020

Woodbury County COVID-19 numbers

Total cases11,508
— New cases –41
Recovered cases9,471
— New Recovered cases –144
Deaths as reported by IDPH145
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate16.8%
Current total hospitalized64
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –46
— Woodbury County residents –37

December 14, 2020

Total cases11,467
— New cases –43
Recovered cases9,327
— New Recovered cases –42
Deaths as reported by IDPH145
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate17.8%
Current total hospitalized59
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –36
— Woodbury County residents –36

December 13, 2020

Total cases11,424
— New cases –39
Recovered cases9,285
— New Recovered cases –43
Deaths as reported by IDPH145
— New deaths –2
14-day average positivity rate18%
Current total hospitalized56
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –34
— Woodbury County residents –34

December 12, 2020

Total cases11,385
— New cases –60
Recovered cases9,242
— New Recovered cases –105
Deaths as reported by IDPH143
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate18.5%
Current total hospitalized58
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –37
— Woodbury County residents –34

December 11, 2020

The Siouxland Health District has changed its reporting of virus-related deaths Wednesday. They are now reporting deaths taken from the Iowa Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) dashboard. The IDPH recently changed how they are reporting deaths in the state. This altered the deaths reported by Siouxland District Health from 142 on Tuesday to 132 on Wednesday.

The IDPH is also reporting additional information regarding all deaths related to COVID-19 on the Coronavirus Dashboard. They have broken the total deaths into two categories. They are ‘Underlying Cause Deaths’ and ‘Contributing Factor Deaths’. ‘Underlying Cause Deaths’ are those of a “disease or injury that initiated the events resulting in death.” The ‘Contributing Factor Deaths’ are those where “disease or condition that contributes to death.”

Total cases11,325
— New cases –88
Recovered cases9,137
— New Recovered cases –123
Deaths as reported by IDPH143
— Underlying Cause deaths –134
— Contributing Factor deaths –9
— New total virus-related deaths –11
14-day average positivity rate19.1%
Current total hospitalized65
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –45
— Woodbury County residents –41

December 10, 2020

Total cases11,237
— New cases –103
Recovered cases9,014
— New Recovered cases –139
Total virus-related deaths132
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate18.7
Current total hospitalized68
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –45
— Woodbury County residents –42

Health officials said that new cases were out of 826 newly reported tests, saying that a lot of new results have come in.


December 9, 2020

Total cases11,134
— New cases –65
Recovered cases8,875
— New Recovered cases –126
Total virus-related deaths (as reported by IDPH) –132
— New deaths –NA
14-day average positivity rate18.9%
Current total hospitalized76
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –53
— Woodbury County residents –47

December 8, 2020

Health officials said the death was that of a woman 81-years or older.

Total cases11,069
— New cases –56
Recovered cases8,749
— New Recovered cases –189
Total virus-related deaths142
— New deaths –1
14-day average positivity rate19.0%
Current total hospitalized84
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –65
— Woodbury County residents –50

December 7, 2020

Total cases11,013
— New cases –55
Recovered cases8,560
— New Recovered cases –51
Total virus-related deaths141
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate18.9%
Current total hospitalized81
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –61
— Woodbury County residents –46

December 6, 2020

Total cases10,958
— New cases –97
Recovered cases8,509
— New Recovered cases –56
Total virus-related deaths141
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate19.2%
Current total hospitalized85
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –62
— Woodbury County residents –47

December 5, 2020

Health officials said one woman and one man ages 61-80 have passed away.

Total cases10,861
— New cases –89
Recovered cases8,453
— New Recovered cases –118
Total virus-related deaths141
— New deaths –2
14-day average positivity rate18.9%
Current total hospitalized88
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –64
— Woodbury County residents –51

December 4, 2020

Health officials said the deaths were that of a woman between the ages of 41-60, two men between the ages of 61-80, and a man 81 years or older.

The county also saw hospitalizations drop below 100. The last day it was below 100 current hospitalizations was November 29

Total cases10,772
— New cases –134
Recovered cases8,335
— New Recovered cases –156
Total virus-related deaths139
— New deaths –4
14-day average positivity rate18.7%
Current total hospitalized88
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –61
— Woodbury County residents –54

December 3, 2020

Health officials said the deaths were that of a woman 81 years or older and one woman and three men between the ages of 61-80.

Woodbury County COVID-19 numbers

Total cases10,638
— New cases –146
Recovered cases8,179
— New Recovered cases –124
Total virus-related deaths135
— New deaths –5
14-day average positivity rate18.9%
Current total hospitalized100
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –75
— Woodbury County residents –58

December 2, 2020

Total cases10,492
— New cases –57
Recovered cases8,055
— New Recovered cases –108
Total virus-related deaths130
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate18.1%
Current total hospitalized102
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –77
— Woodbury County residents –57

December 1, 2020

Total cases10,435
— New cases –49
Recovered cases7,947
— New Recovered cases –169
Total virus-related deaths130
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate18.5
Current total hospitalized108
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –81
— Woodbury County residents –62

To see Woodbury County’s COVID-19 numbers for November, click here.

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