September 30: Woodbury County sees 37 COVID-19 recoveries, 1 new death

Coronavirus

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – The Siouxland District Health Department reported 41 new cases on Wednesday.

Below is the full report for September 30, 2020.

Woodbury County COVID-19 numbers

Total cases5,604
— New cases –41
Recovered cases4,196
— New Recovered cases –37
Total virus-related deaths68
— New deaths –1
14-day average positivity rate14.9%
Current total hospitalized63
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –48
— Woodbury County residents –34

Health officials ask residents to continue to practice measures that will slow the spread, including staying home when even mildly ill, covering coughs and sneezes with a tissue or elbow/upper arm, washing hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, limit gatherings to 10 or fewer individuals, maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from others, and wearing a mask, especially when maintaining distance is not possible.


September 29, 2020

The SDHD said there have been three deaths in Woodbury County. One man (81+ years old) and two additional men (61-80 years old) have passed away.

Total cases5,563
— New cases –51
Recovered cases4,159
— New Recovered cases –45
Total virus-related deaths67
— New deaths –3
14-day average positivity rate15%
Current total hospitalized56
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –40
— Woodbury County residents –27

September 28, 2020

Total cases5,512
— New cases –54
Recovered cases4,114
— New Recovered cases –10
Total virus-related deaths64
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate15.5%
Current total hospitalized57
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –44
— Woodbury County residents –29

September 27, 2020

Total cases5,458
— New cases –78
Recovered cases4,104
— New Recovered cases –7
Total virus-related deaths64
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate16.4%
Current total hospitalized52
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –41
— Woodbury County residents –23

September 26, 2020

Total cases5,380
— New cases –91
Recovered cases4,097
— New Recovered cases –48
Total virus-related deaths64
— New deaths –1
14-day average positivity rate16.4%
Current total hospitalized50
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –39
— Woodbury County residents –20

September 25, 2020

Total cases5,289
— New cases –100
Recovered cases4,049
— New Recovered cases –27
Total virus-related deaths63
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate15.7%
Current total hospitalized51
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –38
— Woodbury County residents –21

September 24, 2020

Total cases5,189
— New cases –64
Recovered cases4,022
— New Recovered cases –38
Total virus-related deaths63
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate15.7%
Current total hospitalized48
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –35
— Woodbury County residents –16

September 23, 2020

Total cases5,125
— New cases –84
Recovered cases3,984
— New Recovered cases –24
Total virus-related deaths63
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate14.9%
Current total hospitalized47
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –37
— Woodbury County residents –19

September 22, 2020

Total cases5,041
— New cases –30
Recovered cases3,960
— New Recovered cases –33
Total virus-related deaths63
— New deaths –2
14-day average positivity rate15.1%
Current total hospitalized40
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –31
— Woodbury County residents –20

Health officials said one person who died was a female between the ages of 41-60 years and the second was a 61-80 year old male.

Sadly, there have been 2 additional deaths to report, one female (aged 41-60) and one male (aged 61-80).


September 21, 2020

Officials said that the county “continues to see a significant increase in COVID-19 cases recently.” To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, they add that it is important that everyone do their part.

Total cases5,011
— New cases –58
Recovered cases3,927
— New Recovered cases –8
Total virus-related deaths61
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate15.1%
Current total hospitalized42
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –32
— Woodbury County residents –23

September 20, 2020

Total cases4,953
— New cases –51
Recovered cases3,919
— New Recovered cases –3
Total virus-related deaths61
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate15.1%
Current total hospitalized42
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –32
— Woodbury County residents –11

September 19, 2020

Total cases4,902
— New cases –100
Recovered cases3,916
— New Recovered cases –26
Total virus-related deaths61
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate14.9%
Current total hospitalized41
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –31
— Woodbury County residents –20

September 18, 2020

Total cases4,802
— New cases –69
Recovered cases3,890
— New Recovered cases –28
Total virus-related deaths61
— New deaths –2
14-day average positivity rate14.7%
Current total hospitalized40
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –30
— Woodbury County residents –23

The Siouxland District Health Department also put out their weekly data trends Friday. They said for the week ending Sep. 13, there were 1,700 tests, of which 210 were newly confirmed for 12.4% positivity rate. Officials said it is the fifth consecutive week of increase in cases, possibly reflecting exposures from Labor Day weekend activities. The new cases are not concentrated to any specific age range, possibly indicating a significant spread in the community.


September 17, 2020

Health officials say that the county is seeing a significant increase in cases, adding that the cases are not concentrated on any specific demographic.

Total cases4,733
— New cases –87
Recovered cases3,862
— New Recovered cases –24
Total virus-related deaths59
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate14.0%
Current total hospitalized38
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –30
— Woodbury County residents –19

September 16, 2020

Total cases4,646
— New cases –54
Recovered cases3,838
— New Recovered cases –19
Total virus-related deaths59
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate13.1%
Current total hospitalized37
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –28
— Woodbury County residents –20

September 15, 2020

Total cases4,592
— New cases –43
Recovered cases3,819
— New Recovered cases –32
Total virus-related deaths59
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate12.8%
Current total hospitalized32
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –28
— Woodbury County residents –18

September 14, 2020

Total cases4,549
— New cases –32
Recovered cases3,787
— New Recovered cases –1
Total virus-related deaths59
— New deaths –1
14-day average positivity rate12.7%
Current total hospitalized31
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –28
— Woodbury County residents –17

September 13, 2020

Total cases4,517
— New cases –39
Recovered cases3,786
— New Recovered cases –7
Total virus-related deaths58
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate12.4%
Current total hospitalized31
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –28
— Woodbury County residents –18

September 12, 2020

Total cases4,478
— New cases –61
Recovered cases3,779
— New Recovered cases –18
Total virus-related deaths58
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate12.2%
Current total hospitalized31
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –28
— Woodbury County residents –15

September 11, 2020

Total cases4,417
— New cases –19
Recovered cases3,761
— New Recovered cases –16
Total virus-related deaths58
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate12.2%
Current total hospitalized28
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –23
— Woodbury County residents –14

September 10, 2020

Total positive cases4,398
— New cases –28
Recovered cases3,745
— New Recovered cases –21
Total virus-related deaths58
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate12.0%
Current total hospitalized27
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –21
— Woodbury County residents –14

September 9, 2020

Total cases4,370
— New cases –16
Recovered cases3,724
— New Recovered cases –15
Total virus-related deaths58
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate12.7%
Current total hospitalized35
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –27
— Woodbury County residents –19

September 8, 2020

Total cases4,354
— New cases –21
Recovered cases 3,709
— New Recovered cases –29
Total virus-related deaths58
— New deaths –1
14-day average positivity rate12.4%
Current total hospitalized34
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –25
— Woodbury County residents –20

September 7, 2020

Total cases4,333
— New cases –31
Recovered cases3,680
— New Recovered cases –4
Total virus-related deaths57
— New deaths –1
14-day average positivity rate –12.2%
Current total hospitalized36
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –27
— Woodbury County residents –22

September 6, 2020

Total cases4,302
— New cases –25
— Recovered cases –3,676
— New Recovered cases –4
Total virus-related deaths56
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate –11.9%
Current total hospitalized33
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –24
— Woodbury County residents –22

September 5, 2020

Total cases4,277
— New cases –40
— Recovered cases –3,672
— New Recovered cases –7
Total virus-related deaths56
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate –11.6%
Current total hospitalized30
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –20
— Woodbury County residents –18

September 4, 2020

Total cases4,237
— New cases –46
Recovered cases3,665
— New Recovered cases –11
Total virus-related deaths56
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate11.6%
Current total hospitalized31
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –21
— Woodbury County residents –16

The Siouxland District Health Department also put out their weekly data trends Friday. They said for the week ending August 30, there were 1,660 tests, of which 180 were newly confirmed for 10.8% positivity rate. With last week’s positivity rate of 11.0%, this is the second week of being near 11%, reflecting the social choices are having on overall numbers, they said.

With students going back to school and college, local institutions are working with the Siouxland District Health Department for identifying and responding to cases.

The department said that during case investigation, they are finding people going to social gatherings outside of school and work that are contributing to increased cases. They said the majority of the new cases in the past two weeks are from the 25 and older category.


September 3, 2020

Total cases4,191
— New cases –34
Recovered cases –3,654
— New Recovered cases –16
Total virus-related deaths56
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate –11.4%
Current total hospitalized30
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –23
— Woodbury County residents –15

September 2, 2020

Total cases4,157
— New cases –9
Recovered cases3,638
— New Recovered cases –16
Total virus-related deaths56
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate –11.4%
Current total hospitalized25
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –19
— Woodbury County residents –13

September 1, 2020

Total positive cases4,148
— New cases –17
— Recovered cases – 3,622
— New Recovered cases –16
Total virus-related deaths56
— New deaths –0
14-day average positivity rate –11.2%
Current total hospitalized19
— Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 –15
— Woodbury County residents –7

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