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Posted on: September 22, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, September 22, 2020

46 New Cases and One Death in Dubuque County, 550 New Cases and 19 Deaths Statewide

46 New Cases and One Death in Dubuque County, 550 New Cases and 19 Deaths Statewide

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

POSITIVE CASES 

  • Dubuque County: 46 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 2,859
  • Iowa: 550 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 81,209

Positive Cases by Age Group - Mar 16-Sept 21 (JPEG)

22% of all Dubuque County COVID-19 cases to date are among 19-24 year olds and 39% are
among 15-29 year olds. We hope to include more detailed statistics like this in future updates.

DEATHS 

  • Dubuque County: One additional death. Total deaths to date = 41
  • Iowa: 19 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,285

COVID-19 Deaths by Age Group - Sept 21 (JPEG)

For more information on COVID-19 deaths in Iowa, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/outcome-analysis-deaths

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

Dubuque County:

  • 151 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 28,179
  • Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 14.9%, average to date = 10.1%.

Iowa:

  • 3,502 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 747,868
  • Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 8.9%, average to date = 10.9%

HOSPITALIZATIONS 

  • Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 18 as of Sept. 20. Down 2 from Sept. 19.
  • Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 285. (14 more than yesterday.)

RECOVERIES

  • Dubuque County: New recoveries = 20. Total number of recoveries = 1,906
  • Iowa: New recoveries = 1,331. Total number of recoveries = 59,179


LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS

  • Dubuque County: One long-term care facility outbreak at Sunnycrest Manor (11 positive cases, 3 recoveries).
  • Iowa: 41 outbreaks (2 more than 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

General Guidelines (JPG)

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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