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Posted on: October 24, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, October 24, 2020

Dubuque County Surpasses 5,000 COVID-19 Cases to Date

Dubuque County Surpasses 5,000 COVID-19 Cases to Date

Total Number COVID-19 Cases in Dubuque County 10-24 (JPG)

120 New Cases and 2 Deaths in Dubuque County,

1,849 New Cases and 12 Deaths Statewide,

Record-High Hospitalizations


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

POSITIVE CASES 

  • Dubuque County: 120 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 5,076 
  • Iowa: 1,849 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 114,471

Dubuque County COVID-19 Cases by Age Group 10-24 (JPG)

DEATHS 

  • Dubuque County: 2 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 57 
  • Iowa: 12 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,629

Iowa COVID-19 Deaths by Age Group 10-24 (JPG)

https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/outcome-analysis-deaths

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE
Dubuque County:

  • 204 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 35,409
  • Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 15.3%, average to date = 14.3%.  

Iowa:

  • 6,817 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 931,806
  • Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 10.3%,  average to date = 12.3%

HOSPITALIZATIONS 

  • Dubuque County:  Hospitalized =  33* as of Oct. 22. (3 more than Oct. 21.)
    Please note: This number is Dubuque County residents only. COVID-19 patients in Dubuque County hospitals who are NOT Dubuque County residents are not reflected in this number.
  • Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 545*  (9 more than yesterday.)
  • For more information, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/rmcc-data
     * = Record high

RECOVERIES 

  • Dubuque County: New recoveries = 67. Total number of recoveries = 3,233
  • Iowa: New recoveries = 925. Total number of recoveries = 86,537

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS 

  • Dubuque County: 3 long-term care facility outbreaks:
    Luther Manor Communities, Dubuque (36 positive cases, 1 recoveries) 
    MercyOne Dyersville Senior Care, Dyersville (35 positive cases, 21 recoveries)
    Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque (19 positive cases, 17 recoveries)
  • Iowa: 67 outbreaks (3 less 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

General Guidelines (JPG)

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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