WOODBURY COUNTY, Iowa — The state of Iowa has been fighting COVID-19 for nearly three months and the state health department has created a website with detailed up-to-the-minute statistics broken out by county and statewide. Below, we've broken down some of those numbers for the state and here in Woodbury County. All numbers were taken from the state dashboard between 1:30 and 2 p.m. May 25th.
Positive CasesThe state of Iowa announced its first 3 positive COVID-19 cases on March 3rd.
Statewide: 17,577 confirmed positive cases
Statewide: 9,377 recovered
Deaths36 of Iowa's 99 counties have reported deaths linked to COVID-19, most in central and eastern Iowa.
Statewide: 459 deaths reported
Hospitalization: RMCC Region 3A majority of Siouxland sits in RMCC Region 3. There are 6 regions in Iowa.
Statewide: 498,438 test completed
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