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Posted on: October 18, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, October 18, 2020

61 New Cases in Dubuque County, 907 New Cases and 2 Deaths Statewide

61 New Cases in Dubuque County, 907 New Cases and 2 Deaths Statewide


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

POSITIVE CASES 

  • Dubuque County:  61 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 4,631 
  • Iowa: 907 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 107,057

DEATHS 

  • Dubuque County: No additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 52 
  • Iowa: 2 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,528


TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE
Dubuque County:

  • 193 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 34,277
  • Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 14.5%, average to date = 13.5%.  

Iowa:

  • 4,782 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 898,862
  • Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 9.6%,  average to date = 11.9%

Past 14-day average Test Positivity Rate 10-18-2020 (JPEG)

HOSPITALIZATIONS 

RECOVERIES 

  • Dubuque County: New recoveries = 23. Total number of recoveries = 2,900
  • Iowa: New recoveries = 306. Total number of recoveries = 81,779


LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS 

  • Dubuque County: 3 long-term care facility outbreaks:
    Luther Manor Communities, Dubuque (7 positive cases, 0 recoveries)
    MercyOne Dyersville Senior Care, Dyersville (33 positive cases, 20 recoveries)
    Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque (19 positive cases, 16 recoveries)
  • Iowa: 64 outbreaks (1 more than yesterday)
  • For more details, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/long-term-care

For the most current information on COVID-19, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov
For COVID-19 information specific to Dubuque County, visit www.dubuquecountyiowa.gov/COVID19

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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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