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Posted on: May 3, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, May 3, 2020

11 New Cases and Another Death in Dubuque County, 528 New Cases and Nine Deaths in Iowa

11 New Cases and Another Death in Dubuque County, 528 New Cases and Nine Deaths in Iowa 

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) was notified of 528 additional positive cases of COVID-19 in Iowa, including 11 additional cases in Dubuque County.  An additional Dubuque County resident with COVID-19, an older adult, has passed away. 

  • Iowa now has a total of 9,169 positive cases and Dubuque County has 136. For an age breakdown of Dubuque County cases, visit
  • Nine additional deaths were reported today for Iowa, bringing the state total to 184.   
  • 1,414 Dubuque County residents have been tested to date, with 1,278 of those test results being negative for a 9.6% positive test rate. 53,186 tests have been conducted statewide with a 17.2% positive test rate.
  • 25 Dubuque County residents who tested positive have recovered.  Statewide, 3,325 Iowans have recovered.

For up-to-date information on COVID-19, including an interactive map with county, regional, and long-term care outbreak information, visit For COVID-19 information specific to Dubuque County, visit    

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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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