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Posted on: April 22, 2020

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

107 New Cases in Iowa, One More in Dubuque County

107 New Cases in Iowa, One More in Dubuque County     

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) was notified of 107 additional positive cases of COVID-19 in Iowa including one more in Dubuque County, an adult (18-40 years). Iowa now has a total of 3,748 positive cases and Dubuque County has 49.  Seven more people with COVID-19 in Iowa have died, bringing the statewide total to 90.  

There have been an additional 522 negative tests for a total of 24,496 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs. There has been at total of 28,244 people tested in Iowa.

According to IDPH,  272 COVID-19 patients are currently hospitalized and 1,428 Iowans have recovered.  For additional details, including  visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/     

Join the #TestIowaChallenge 

The sooner we can identify COVID-19 cases in Iowa, the sooner we can get back to our normal way of life. In addition to social distancing, widespread testing is a proven, effective way to combat the spread of COVID-19. Visit www.testiowa.com and join the #TestIowaChallenge. 

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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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