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The number of deaths in Woodbury County due to complications of COVID-19 has now reached 50, according to Siouxland District Health.  The health department reported the two who died were a middle-aged woman between the ages of 41 and 60 and an older man between 61 and 80-years old.

However, the state coronavirus website showed another death for a total of 51 in Woodbury County.

There have been a dozen deaths in Buena Vista County, eight in Plymouth, four in Dickinson and 2 in Sioux and one in O’Brien, Emmet, Clay, Cherokee and Pocahontas. 

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The coronavirus continues to spread in Iowa. Another 11 people with COVID-19 have died, and there have been an additional 705 confirmed cases, according to the state's Coronavirus.Iowa.gov website. There have been 865 deaths because of the coronavirus in Iowa. Polk and Woodbury Counties continue to have the highest number of cases of the virus. 

The coronavirus continues to spread in Iowa. Another 11 people with COVID-19 have died, and there have been nearly an additional 705 confirmed cases, the state reported Friday, according to the state's Coronavirus.Iowa.gov website. There have been 865 deaths because of the coronavirus in Iowa. Polk and Woodbury Counties continue to have the highest number of cases of the virus. 

Woodbury County has tallied 3612 cases and 47 deaths, and no new deaths or cases yet today.

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Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds is once again being asked to issue a face mask mandate. A coalition of health groups led by the Iowa Medical Society have sent the governor a letter, urging her to issue a statewide face mask mandate.  

Fifteen groups representing 12,000 health care providers signed onto the letter. The groups say widespread use of face coverings will slow the spread of the virus and save lives. 

Governor Reynolds has encouraged Iowans to “mask up,” but has resisted a statewide mandate.

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A coalition of health groups including the Iowa Medical Society have sent Governor Kim Reynolds a letter, asking her to issue a statewide face mask mandate.  

Fifteen groups, representing 12,000 health care providers signed onto the letter.  They say widespread use of face coverings will slow the spread of the virus and save lives. Governor Reynolds has encouraged Iowans to “mask up,” but has resisted a statewide mandate.

In an effort to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus,  Sioux City Transit passengers will be required to wear protective masks or face coverings on buses, beginning Wednesday and continuing until further notice.

Also by Wednesday, Sioux City officials have decided to require masks or face coverings while in city buildings. 

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Sioux City Transit passengers will be required to wear protective masks or face coverings on buses, beginning Wednesday and continuing until further notice.

Also, while passengers are in the bus or at city facilities, they will be asked to practice social distancing as much as possible.

Also by Wednesday, Sioux City officials have decided to require masks or face coverings while in city buildings. 

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A heat wave is impacting Siouxland.  A heat advisory will continue through tomorrow night for a large portion of the region, including sections of northwest Iowa and southeast South Dakota and Dixon and Dakota counties in northeast Nebraska.  The heat index will reach into the triple digits.

The National Weather Service says drink plenty of fluids, stay in air-conditioning if possible, keep out of the sun and take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. 

  

Jeremy Taylor is once again running for a seat on the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors. That seat is currently held by Marty Pottebaum, a Democrat from Sioux City running for re-election.

Taylor resigned his seat in January over a dispute about the location of his legal residence. 

One of the first coronavirus outbreaks at an Iowa meatpacking plant was more severe than previously known. The Iowa Department of Public Safety says today that twice as many workers were becoming infected. 

There has been another jump in confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Iowa, as well as another death today, as the state continues to see a rise in hospitalizations. 

The state health department's virus tracking this afternoon shows 280 new cases and one death. Total deaths since the beginning of the outbreak stood at 794 today and total number of cases reached 38,917. 

Siouxland District Health confirms today that there are 14 new COVID-19 cases in Woodbury County.The SDHD now reports there were 25 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday. The SDHD also reported no additional virus-related deaths, keeping the county's death toll at 46. here have been 3,463 positive COVID-19 cases in the county. The state of Iowa reports that another person with COVID-19 has died, and there have been an additional 343 confirmed cases since yesterday. At 10 a.m.

Gov. Kim Reynolds says she will override local school districts and require students to spend at least half of their education time in classrooms. 

MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center says it will discontinue obstetrics services effective Sept. 1

The Sioux City hospital said in that the decision was made after a thorough review process and examination, and will allow MercyOne to make continued investments to expand other health care services and programs not currently offered in the region.

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MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center has announced that it will discontinue obstetrics services effective Sept. 1, according a news release today.

The Sioux City hospital said in that the decision was made after a thorough review process and examination, and will allow MercyOne to make continued investments to expand other health care services and programs not currently offered in the region.

This week on The Exchange we talk about returning to school while Coronavirus cases still mount in parts of Iowa.

There is a lot of concern on the part of parents, teachers and students about returning to school next month.   Today on the program, we will speak to those concerns with a recorded Zoom forum called A Safe Return to School.  Our guest is a University of Iowa physician who is an expert in infectious disease. More than a hundred people asked questions at this forum.   First, we will hear from Dr. Eli Perencevich.  

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Rescue crews responded to Little Sioux Park, in Correctionville Tuesday afternoon for a suspected drowning.  Siouxland News/KMEG Television reports it happened around two this afternoon.  A passerby assisted in the rescue and then performed CPR on a child.  The child was flown by medical helicopter to MercyOne in Sioux City.  No other details, including the boy’s age or condition are being released at this time.  

Siouxland District Health reports just one new case of the novel coronavirus in Woodbury County for 3,360 in all.

The number of deaths remains at 44.

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Dakota County Health officials report one more death due to COVID-19 for a total of 39, plus 10 new cases for 1,819 in all.

There are 6 new cases in Woodbury County for a total of 3,346 and 44 deaths.

Governor Kim Reynolds released a video message urging Iowans to voluntarily wear a mask and practice social distancing and other health measures to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Iowa saw the biggest one-week increase in more than two months with 3,600 extra positive cases logged last week. 

Sioux City public schools are set to open on August 24.  However, the surge in Coronavirus cases this week, teachers and parents are concerned about safety.

Nearly 700 new cases reported yesterday, and seven deaths. 

During an online forum last night focused on A Safe Return to Schools, 

University of Iowa Professor of Internal Medicine Dr. Eli Perencevich answered questions preventing the spread the virus in schools. 

Perencevich said he was disappointed that state leaders were not requiring all Iowans to wear masks in public and in schools. 

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The state of Iowa reports seven more Iowans have died from COVID-19.  There are more than 400 new cases as well, including 9 more in Woodbury County for a total of 3,261 and 44 deaths.  Statewide there are more than 32,300 positive cases and 732 deaths.  In Dakota County, there are a total of 1,800 cases after three new ones were added today.

Nebraska has seen 20,100 confirmed cases and 282 deaths.  There have been 43 positive cases in Dakota County in the past two weeks according to the state’s coronavirus website.  And 58 in Thurston in that same timeframe.

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Woodbury County Auditor Pat Gill reports confusion at the polls today in a Special Election to fill an opening on the Board of Supervisors.

Gill says as of 11 this morning, 184 people cast their ballots in person at a total of 7 polling spots in District 2.  However, almost the same amount of people have showed up to vote, forgetting they already filled out an absentee ballot for the same election.

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After trending downward since early May, COVID-19 cases have leveled off in the past two weeks. And at least a half dozen counties are seeing case numbers rise

Another three people with COVID-19 have died in Iowa since yesterday, and there have been an additional 298 confirmed cases.  According to the state's coronavirus website, Iowa has reported 28,735 cases. 

Woodbury County has 14 new cases of Covid-19 today, for a total 3,147, and 43 deaths. Dickinson County had two more cases for a total 238 cases and two new deaths.

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Another three people with COVID-19 have died in Iowa, and there have been an additional 298 confirmed cases, the state reported today.  According to the state's coronavirus website, Iowa has reported 28,735 cases of the novel coronavirus. 

COVID-19 cases across Iowa had been trending downward since early May. But they have leveled off in the past two weeks with at least a half dozen counties seeing an uptick in cases.

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Iowa and Woodbury County saw some fairly large upticks in COVID-19 cases today.  Woodbury County has 17 new COVID-19 cases, with a total of 3,112 and 43 deaths.  Iowa has nearly 500 new cases and 701 deaths.  

At a news conference his afternoon, Kevin Greime director Siouxland District Health, said he was disappointed with those numbers, and the reluctance of some people to wear face masks.

  Woodbury County today has 17 new COVID-19 cases, with a total of  3,112 and 43 deaths.  Iowa has nearly 500 new cases and 701 deaths.  

 

Iowa has surpassed 700 COVID-19 deaths as another seven deaths were reported by the state on Friday. 

Manni fayyaa deparmenti Iowa sababa COVID-19 se’aati 24 keessati jiraattonni Iowa 4 dabalataan du’uu gabaassan, waliigalatti namni du’e 694 gaheera. Magaala Woodbury County keessati namni du’e 43 gaheera.

Kutaa Iowa keessatti namni haarawa dabalataan qabame 461 yoo ta’uu kunis waliigaltti 27,000 gaheera.

State akka gabaasseti jiraattoni Iowa 137 hospitaala kan jiran yoo ta’u nama 42 kan ICU jiruu dabalateeti. Facilitiin Sioux City lama nama 32 akka yaalaa jiran himan. kunis dhukubsattoota naanicha yaalamanii harka sadaffaadha.

የIowa የህዝብ ጤና መምሪያ ባለፉት 24 ሰዓታት 4 በ COVID-19 በተከሰቱ ችግሮች ምክንያት ተጨማሪ ኢዋውያን መሞታቸውን ዘግቧል atekalay 694 dersowal፡፡በwoodበሪ ካውንቲ ውስጥ 43ሰዎች መሞታቸው ተረጋግtewል ፡፡  

ከ 27,000 በላይ ለሆኑ አይዋናዎች texaqi sehonu 461 ይበልጥ አዎንታዊ adis ጉዳዮች አሉ ፡፡

ስቴቱ 137 አይዋኖች በሆስፒታሉ ውስጥ 42 የሚሆኑት በሆስፒታል መያዙን ዘግቧል ፡፡የSioux ሲቲ ሁለት መገልገያዎች አንድ ላይ ተጣምረው የነበሩትን 32 በሽተኞች እያከሙ እንደነበር ይናገራሉ ፡፡ ያ በአከባቢው ወረርሽኝ ከፍታ ከታከሙ ህመምተኞች አንድ ሶስተኛ ነው።

የአዮዋ የጉልበት ልማት ሪፖርቶች ከ 8,500 በላይ ሠራተኞች ባለፈው ሳምንት አዲስ የሥራ አጥነት ጥያቄ አቅርበዋል ፣ ይህ ከዚህ በፊት ከነበረው ሳምንት ያነሰ ነው ፡፡

Counties Iowa Northwest 2 sababa covid-19 sa’ati 24 keessatti namni 2 du’uu gabaasan.  Dubartooni 2 umrii isaani 61-80 jidduu jiruu magaala Woodbury county keessatti kan du’an yoo ta’uu, walii galatti namni du’e 41 gaheera. Magaala Woodbury county keessati haarawa namaa 5 yoo ta’u waliigalatti 3,015 gaheera.

Ogeessi fayyaa Buena Vista county keessatti sababa covid-19 namni 2 dabalataan du’uu himan waliigalatti kan du’e 8 gaheera. Sababaa seera jalqabaa gurmuun umaatas xiqqaa, umrii fi saali adaan baasnr himii hindanda’aamu.

ባለፉት 24 ሰዓታት በ COVID-19 ምክንያት 2 የሰሜን ምዕራብ አይዋ ክልሎች እያንዳንዳቸው ሁለት ተጨማሪ ሰዎችን እንደሞቱ ሪፖርት ያደርጋሉ ፡፡ ዕድሜያቸው ከ 61 እስከ 80 ዓመት የሆኑ ሁለት አዛውንት ሴቶች በጠቅላላው ለ 41 ሰዎች በ Woodbury County ውስጥ አልፈዋል ፡፡ በ Woodbury County ውስጥ በጠቅላላው 3,015 የሚሆኑ አምስት አዳዲስ ጉዳዮች ነበሩ ፡፡

በቡና ቪስታ ካውንቲ ያሉ የጤና ባለሥልጣናት በበኩላቸው በጠቅላላው ስምንት ሰዎች በቫይረሱ ​​በተጠቁ ሰዎች ሳቢያ ሁለት ተጨማሪ ሰዎች መሞታቸውን ተናግረዋል ፡፡ በግላዊ ሕጎች እና በትንሽ ህዝብ ምክንያት ዕድሜዎች እና ጅኔቶች አይለቀቁም።

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Buena Vista County is experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 cases.  As of Tuesday night, the Iowa Department of Public Health reported ten residents have died of the disease.  That's two more than reported earlier in the day when the head of the local health department talked to Siouxland Public Media’s Sheila Brummer about positive cases in the county.

Buena Vista County currently sees the highest infection rate of COVID-19 in the state of Iowa. The virus has tested positive in 8% of all residents.

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