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59 of Iowa's 99 counties have COVID-19 14-day positivity rates above 15 percent

Posted: Sun, Jan 10, 2021 11:15 AM

The latest COVID-19 statistics from the Iowa Department of Public Health show that a majority of Iowa's 99 counties have 14-day COVID-19 positivity rates at 15 percent or higher.

In NE Iowa, four of the six counties are about 15 percent: Howard County has a 21 percent rate; Clayton County is at 19 percent; and both Fayette and Allamakee counties are at 17 percent.  Chickasaw County has a 14 percent rate, while Winneshiek county has the lowest rate of the six counties--11 percent.