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Posted on: July 11, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, July 11, 2020

58 New Cases and One Death in Dubuque County, 726 New Cases and Six Deaths in Iowa

58 New Cases and One Death in Dubuque County, 726 New Cases and Six Deaths in Iowa

Positive Cases
Between 2 p.m. yesterday and 2 p.m. today, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 58 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Dubuque County, increasing the county total to 931. For the state, 726 additional cases were reported in that same time frame giving Iowa a total of 34,562 positive cases.

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One additional deaths was reported in Dubuque County increasing the county total to 23. Six additional deaths were reported statewide, increasing the state death total to 748.

As of 2 p.m. today, the IDPH website reported that 14,767 Dubuque County residents have been tested, up 272 from yesterday, with an overall positive test rate of 6.3 percent. 368,584 Iowans have been tested, an increase of 7,072 since yesterday, for a positive test rate of 9.4 percent. One in seven Dubuque County residents have been tested and one in nine Iowa residents have been tested.

Hospitalizations & Recoveries
As of today, 178 Iowans were hospitalized due to COVID-19, nine more than yesterday. The number of Dubuque County residents reported hospitalized is four, the same as reported yesterday.

Statewide, 26,104 Iowans have recovered (271 more than reported yesterday), including 428 Dubuque County residents (six more than yesterday).

 Long-Term Care Facility Outbreaks
According to the IDPH, as of 2 p.m. today there are 16 long-term care facilities in Iowa with COVID-19 outbreaks, one more than yesterday. There are no long-term care facility outbreaks in Dubuque County

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This message is from the Dubuque County Public Health Incident Management Team, which includes staff from the from the Dubuque County Health Department, City of Dubuque Health Department, Dubuque County Emergency Management Agency, and the Dubuque Visiting Nurse Association.

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