Woodbury County sees 34th COVID-19 death

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – Health officials confirmed one new COVID-19 death and 15 new cases of the virus in Woodbury County, Friday.

As of this writing, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reports 2,686 total positive virus cases in Woodbury County. That total includes 1,500 recoveries.

In the last 24 hours, 106 new recoveries were tallied by the Siouxland District Health Department.

The Siouxland District Health Department, (SDHD) is reporting a total of 34 COVID-19 deaths.

The additional death was reported in an older adult male between the ages of 61 and 80.

SDHD also reports a countywide total of 208 coronavirus hospitalizations.

Total hospitalizations are cumulative and include 144 patients who have been discharged.

Courtesy, SDHD

SDHD announced last week that the IDPH COVID-19 dashboard will update in real-time and some data points won’t match between the health departments because they may be utilizing different sources.

The numbers SDHD releases in the morning reflect what was reported to them through midnight the previous day.

Detailed demographic information and updated case numbers can be found on IDPH’s COVID-19 Case Counts Dashboard.

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