MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center and UnityPoint Health -- St. Luke's will each receive three health care professionals through the contract.
The 14-day positivity rate increased from 10.3% to 10.5%. As of the week of Nov. 15, 47.5% of county residents had completed one- or two-dose shots
SIOUX CITY -- The number of new COVID infections in Woodbury County ticked up last week, according to the latest weekly report released by Siouxland District Health.
The county reported 465 new positive cases for the week beginning Oct. 4, up from the revised 444 cases the prior week,
The 14-day positivity rate also increased from 15.7 percent to 16.4 percent.
The number of people in Sioux City's two hospitals with COVID remained about the same, with 40 patients last week, compared to 42 the week of Sept. 27. Last week, the number of patients admitted due to the virus was 27.
Despite last week's increase, new infections in the county remained below the high of 541 reported for the week of Sept. 13.
Siouxland District Health officials had attributed much of the spike in late summer to the highly contagious Delta variant of the virus, which now appears to have waned.
Despite repeated public calls to get shots, more than half of Woodbury County residents remain unvaccinated, according to state figures.
As of the week of Oct. 4, 45.8 percent of county residents had completed the single- or two-dose vaccinations, little changed from the 45.5 percent the previous week.
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In recent weeks the district has reported relatively minimal infections -- one student and three staffers last week, two total the week prior.