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Posted on: September 30, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, September 30, 2020

71 New Cases and One Additional Death in Dubuque County, 1,053 New Cases and 19 Deaths Statewide

71 New Cases and One Additional Death in Dubuque County, 1,053 New Cases and 19 Deaths Statewide

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

POSITIVE CASES 

  • Dubuque County: 71 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 3,412 
  • Iowa: 1,053 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 88,562

September  2020 Trendline of New COVID-19 Cases (JPEG)

DEATHS 

  • Dubuque County: One additional death. Total deaths to date = 42 
  • Iowa: 19 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,343

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


Dubuque County:

  • 289 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 30,296
  • Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 16.3%, average to date = 11.3%.  

Iowa:

  • 6,439 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 797,152

Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 8.8%,  average to date = 11.1%

September  2020 Trendline of COVID-19 Testing (JPEG)

Past 14-day average Test Positivity Rate Sept 1-30 (JPEG)

HOSPITALIZATIONS 

  • Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 19 as of Sept. 28. (1 less than Sept. 26.) 
  • Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 390.  (14 more than yesterday.)

RECOVERIES 

  • Dubuque County: New recoveries = 42. Total number of recoveries = 2,096
  • Iowa: New recoveries = 955. Total number of recoveries = 68,373

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS 

  • Dubuque County: Two long-term care facility outbreaks:
    Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque (16 positive cases, 11 recoveries)
     MercyOne Dyersville Senior Care, Dyersville (10 positive cases, 0 recoveries) 
  • Iowa: 52 outbreaks (two 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

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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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