MASON CITY — After seeing 11 coronavirus-related deaths reported in the 24-hour period between midday Monday and midday Tuesday, there were no new north-central deaths reported in the 24 hours leading up to 11 o’clock this morning.
110 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in north-central Iowa during that time period while 99 more north-central Iowans were listed as recovered. The active case count in north-central Iowa slightly increased from 1851 on Tuesday to 1862 today.
In Cerro Gordo County, 22 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the same 24-hour period while 25 more people have recovered. That brings the county’s active case count down from 434 on Tuesday to 431 on Wednesday.
The 10-county listening area’s 14-day average positivity rate is at 15.2%, up slightly from 15% on Tuesday, while the seven-day average is at 11.7%, which has dropped from 13% on Monday and 12.3% on Tuesday.