Humboldt County COVID-19 case increase trending down in weekly update

By: Donovan W. Mann –

Humboldt County, IA – Public Health is reporting a total of 35 active COVID-19 cases in Humboldt County as the total case count reaches 1,107.

In looking at the COVID-19 numbers for the county from Monday February 1 through Sunday, Feb. 7 Humboldt County Public Health and the Iowa Department of Public Health have reported a total of 14 new cases over the course of the week.

Here is how the total positive cases break down by age:

  • 140 are in the 0-17 age range.
  • 368 are in the 18-40 age range.
  • 324 are in the 41-60 age range.
  • 216 are in the 61-80 age range.
  • 59 are in the 81+ age category.

Additional information provided from the states shows the Humboldt County positivity rate as nine percent over the past 14 days.

They report 1,118 initial doses of the vaccine have been administered to county residents and 293 have received their second vaccine.

At this time there have been 1,072 recoveries with 19 COVID-19 related deaths in Humboldt County for a total of 35 active cases.

KHBT will continue to keep the daily case count updated posted online at on the COVID-19 page under the news tab.