Woodbury County confirms two new COVID-19 deaths

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – Health officials confirmed two additional COVID-19 deaths and 50 new cases in Woodbury County, Tuesday morning.

The county tallies 20 COVID-19 deaths.

The Siouxland District Health Department (SDHD) confirmed the two most recent COVID-19 deaths were a woman between the ages of 41 and 60 and a man who was 81-years-old or older.

SDHD records a countywide total of 174 coronavirus hospitalizations.

Total hospitalizations are cumulative and include 95 patients who have been discharged.

Courtesy, SDHD

SDHD says the new case count and deaths they reported Tuesday morning are the number of new cases and deaths that were reported to them Monday.

The Iowa COVID-19 dashboard tallies 2,342 total cases of COVID-19 in Woodbury County including 996 recoveries.

Governor Kim Reynolds announced Tuesday, the state of Iowa dashboard for COVID-19 is now reporting data in real-time, so it is continually updated.

You will notice that some of the usual data points that we report are not included in the table on the SDHD website today. SDHD is determining whether we will be continuing to report out our numbers each morning moving forward, since the data is now available in real time and anything that we provide will be quickly outdated. It is difficult to report on a moving target.

From Siouxland District Health Department

SDHD acknowledges the information they report may not match the dashboard exactly since they may be pulling information from different sources. 

For the latest numbers, visit Iowa’s COVID-19 Case Counts Dashboard.

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