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Six more COVID-19 deaths in north-central Iowa, positivity rate decreases compared to last week

MASON CITY — The rate of new COVID-19 cases in north-central Iowa has dropped over the last week…

Three more COVID-related deaths in north-central Iowa as number of cases continues to climb

MASON CITY — More north-central Iowans tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week compared to the…

Covid hospitalizations up in Iowa for 10th straight week

DES MOINES — Children account for 29% of the positive Covid-19 test results in Iowa this past…

Nurses face burn out as COVID cases move back up

IOWA CITY — As COVID-19 hospitalizations rise in Iowa, nurses remain the health care workers who are…

While dealing with an increased number of patients in local hospitals, Cerro Gordo County preparing for booster dose COVID vaccinations

MASON CITY — US health officials this week announced plans to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to all…

Cerro Gordo County Public Health director says “next six months probably going to be most difficult” with COVID

MASON CITY — The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health Director says after the downturn in…

Covid patient count in Iowa hospitals increasing

DES MOINES — The pace of vaccinations appears to be trending up slightly in Iowa as the…

New COVID death in Wright County

MASON CITY — One new COVID-19-related death has been reported in north-central Iowa. In the 48 hours…

Wednesday local COVID update — active case count slightly down, hospitalization up

MASON CITY — The active COVID-19 case count in north-central Iowa slightly decreased between midday Monday and…

Monday COVID-19 update — four COVID-related deaths reported over the weekend in north-central Iowa

MASON CITY — After going over a week without any new COVID-19-related deaths in north-central Iowa, the ten-county…



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