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Woodbury County records four more COVID-19 deaths Saturday | Local news


In its update, Siouxland District Health continued to caution against social gatherings, including private gatherings like wedding receptions, because of the risk of transmitting the virus. These gatherings, the health department warned, are “a leading cause of transmission into our long-term care facilities.” 

Currently, 64 long-term care facilities in Iowa are suffering COVID-19 outbreaks, according to data from the Iowa Department of Public Health. Twelve of these are in Northwest Iowa, with four in Woodbury County alone: 

— At the Embassy Rehab and Care Center in Sergeant Bluff, 28 have tested positive. Of these, six are considered recovered. 

— At the Sunrise Retirement Community in Sioux City, 20 have tested positive. Of these, five are considered recovered. 

— At the Holy Spirit Retirement Home in Sioux City, seven have tested positive. None of these are yet considered recovered. 

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— At Westwood Specialty Care in in Sioux City, three have tested positive. None of these are yet considered recovered. 

— At the Hegg Memorial Health Center in Rock Valley, 20 have tested positive. Of these, 10 are considered recovered. 

— At the Happy Siesta Nursing Home in Remsen, 29 have tested positive. None of these are yet considered recovered. 



Source Website Woodbury County records four more COVID-19 deaths Saturday | Local news

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