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Posted on: September 21, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, September 21, 2020

40 New Cases in Dubuque County, 649 New Cases and One Death Statewide

40 New Cases in Dubuque County, 649 New Cases and One Death Statewide

24-HOUR CHANGES & NEW TOTALS  
(11 a.m. yesterday to 11 a.m. today): 

POSITIVE CASES 

  • Dubuque County: 40 new cases.Total confirmed cases to date = 2,813
  • Iowa: 649 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 80,659

14-day Trendline New Cases - Sept 21

DEATHS 

  • Dubuque County: No additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 40
  • Iowa: 1 additional death. Total deaths to date = 1,266

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE (As reported by the Iowa Department of Public Health)

Dubuque County:

  • 125 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 28,028
  • Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 14.6%, average to date = 10%.

Iowa:

  • 3,386 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 741,366
  • Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 8.9%, average to date = 10.9%

Past 14-day average Test Positivity Rate (JPEG)HOSPITALIZATIONS 

  • Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 20 as of Sept. 19. Up 4 from Sept. 16.
  • Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 271. (2 more than yesterday.)

COVID-19 Hospitalizations July 1 - Sept 21 2020 (JPEG)RECOVERIES

  • Dubuque County: New recoveries = 3. Total number of recoveries = 1,886
  • Iowa: New recoveries = 331. Total number of recoveries = 57,848


LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS

  • Dubuque County: One long-term care facility outbreak at Sunnycrest Manor (7 positive cases, 1 recovery).
  • Iowa: 39 outbreaks (same as reported yesterday)

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

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Mask of Wellness risk levels (JPG)

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Hashtag MaskUpDBQCounty (JPEG)

Media Contact
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.

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