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Dubuque County Update Video
If you missed yesterday’s video update from the Dubuque County Public Health Incident Management Team, you can catch it today at https://youtu.be/EGhi_0XO1mk
21 New Cases in Dubuque County, 628 New Cases and Six Deaths Statewide
Between 11 a.m. yesterday and 11 a.m. today, the IDPH reported 21 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Dubuque County, increasing the total number of confirmed cases in the county to 1,332.
Statewide, 628 additional cases were reported in that same time frame, giving Iowa a total of 41,628 positive cases
No additional deaths were reported in Dubuque County since 11 a.m. yesterday so the county total remains 26.
Six additional deaths were reported statewide, increasing the state death total to 826.
As of 11 a.m. today, the IDPH website reported that 18,306 Dubuque County residents have been tested, up 140 from yesterday. The county’s overall positive test rate is 7.3 percent and one in five Dubuque County residents has been tested.
447,251 Iowans have been tested, an increase of 5,986 since 11 a.m. yesterday. The state’s overall positive test rate is 9.3 percent and one in seven Iowa residents has been tested.
Hospitalizations & Recoveries
According to the IDPH, the number of Dubuque County residents reported hospitalized due to COVID-19 as of July 23 was 13, the same as the previous day.
220 Iowans are hospitalized due to COVID-19, a decrease of 10 from yesterday.
Statewide, 29,462 Iowans have recovered (296 more than reported yesterday), including 495 Dubuque County residents (seven more than yesterday).
Long-Term Care Facility Outbreaks
According to the IDPH, there are 22 long-term care facilities in Iowa with COVID-19 outbreaks as of 11 a.m. today, one more than reported yesterday.
There is currently one long-term care facility outbreak in Dubuque County. Luther Manor Grand Meadows in Asbury has three residents who tested positive for COVID-19.
For the most current information on COVID-19, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov. For COVID-19 information specific to Dubuque County, visit www.dubuquecounty.org/COVID19.
Randy Gehl, Public Information Officer
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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.