Several NW Iowa Counties Reporting COVID Positivity Rates Of More Than 15 Percent

Wed 9-16-2020

(Des Moines)-- The Iowa Department of Public Health Tuesday announced the COVID positivity rates in several northwest Iowa counties had surpassed 15 percent. They include Sioux, Lyon, Plymouth and O'Brien.

The agency also Tuesday reported 508 more positive COVID-19 tests in the state, bringing the state's total to 75,275 cases. 

12 more Iowans had died of virus-related complications. 

Outbreaks were reported in 36 long term care facilities in the state.