10/01/20: Area Happenings & Accomplishments
October 1, 2020
Local COVID-19 positivity rates remain high
O’Brien County’s COVID-19 positivity rate increased this week, but its ranking among 98 other Iowa counties still dropped one spot from No. 10 to No. 11.
According to Iowa’s coronavirus update page Tuesday night, the number of positive tests returned in O’Brien County over the last 14 days was 15.9 percent, ranking No. 11 in Iowa. Lyon, Sioux, Osceola and Plymouth counties were Nos. 1-4, respectively, while Clay County was No. 29 with a 10.4 positivity rate.
The total number of deaths associated with COVID-19...