09/24/20: Area Happenings & Accomplishments
September 24, 2020
O'Brien County has Top 10 COVID-19 positivity rate
O'Brien County reached a dubious milestone this week when it locked down the state's 10th-highest COVID-19 positivity rate.
According to the state's coronavirus update page Tuesday night, the number of positive tests returned in O'Brien County over the last 14 days was 15.1 percent, ranking No. 10 in Iowa. Sioux County was No. 1 with 28.8 percent, Osceola County was No. 2 with 26.1 percent and Clay County was No. 34 with 9.7 percent.
The total number of deaths associated with COVID-19 increased over the past we...