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Posted on: April 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, April 23, 2020

176 New Cases in Iowa, Three More in Dubuque County

176 New Cases in Iowa, Three More in Dubuque County   

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) was notified of 176 additional positive cases of COVID-19 in Iowa including three more in Dubuque County, two middle-age adults and one older adult. Iowa now has a total of 3,924 positive cases and Dubuque County has 52.  Six more people with COVID-19 in Iowa have died, bringing the statewide total to 96.  

There have been an additional 842 negative tests for a total of 25,338 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs. There has been at total of 29,262 people tested in Iowa.

According to IDPH,  282 COVID-19 patients are currently hospitalized and 1,492 Iowans have recovered.  For additional details, visit   

April 23 Video Update  

Today’s video update from the Dubuque County Public Health Incident Management Team includes an update on local and statewide cases, IDPH reporting methods and prevention tips for businesses, workplace testing, and details on local testing supplies and capabilities. Watch the video at 


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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