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Posted on: September 29, 2021

[ARCHIVED] September 29 Weekly Dubuque County COVID-19 Update

238 New Positive Individuals and 3 Deaths Since Sept. 22

238 New Positive Individuals and 3 Deaths Since Sept. 22


 

Sept. 29 Video Update 

Last week in Iowa, unvaccinated individuals accounted for 81% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients and 85% of COVID-19 patients in the ICU. Public Health Specialist Mary Rose Corrigan explains the importance of vaccinations, including the CDC’s new recommendations on a booster dose for the Pfizer vaccine, in this video update on behalf of the Dubuque County Public Health Incident Management Team. Watch the video at https://youtu.be/TJqOJrYEi5Y


Link to Sept. 29 Video Update

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 DUBUQUE COUNTY CHANGES & TOTALS  

(Sept. 22 to Sept. 29)


POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS 

https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/case-counts

  • 238 new positive individuals since Sept. 22
  • Total positive individuals to date = 15,013

New COVID19 Positive Dbq County Residents 7-day increases - 9-29

Dbq county positive tests last 7 days - 9-29


ACTIVE CASES

  • 820 active cases in Dubuque County. (61 more than Sept. 22)

Active covid cases - 9-29


COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION RATE

https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#county-view

  • The CDC continues to rate Dubuque County at the HIGH level of community transmission of COVID-19.
  • 7-Day New Case Rate per 100K Population through Sept. 27 = 234.3 (-5.7 from previous 7 days)
  • Percent Positivity (last 7 days) through Sept. 25 = 11.06% (+1.67% change in last 7 days)

HOSPITALIZATIONS

https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/rmcc-data

  • Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized = 15 as of Sept. 22. (6 less than Sept. 15)
  • Statewide hospitalizations are also increasing with the 81.2% of those currently hospitalized due to COVID and 84.7% of those in ICU due to COVID being unvaccinated individuals. Details at https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/hospital-data

covid hospitializations - 9-29

DEATHS   

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

  • 3 new deaths.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 224
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 203, Contributing Factor Deaths = 21

VACCINATIONS OF COUNTY RESIDENTS  Sleeves Up! Dubuque County (PNG)

https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/va ccineinformation

  • 56.1% of all Dubuque County residents are fully vaccinated
  • Vaccinations Completed: 54,578
    (361 more than Sept. 22)
  • Vaccinations Started (1st dose): 2,355

For current information on Dubuque County vaccination opportunities, visit www.dubuquecountyiowa.gov/sleevesup or call 563-690-MAKE(6253).



For information on local COVID-19 testing options, visit   www.dubuquecountyiowa.gov/COVID19


Please do not reply to this message.  If you have questions, please call 563-556-6200.

For current statewide data, please visit coronavirus.iowa.gov/

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