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October 17, 2020 11:49 AM

Oct. 17 COVID-19 Update

Saturday, Oct. 17, Dubuque County COVID-19 Update:
119 New Cases in Dubuque County,
1,544 New Cases and 5 Deaths Statewide

24-HOUR CHANGES & NEW TOTALS:

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 119 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 4,570
Iowa: 1,544 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 106,150

DEATHS
Dubuque County: No additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 52
Iowa: 5 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,526

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE
Dubuque County:
343 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 34,051
Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 14.4%, average to date = 13.4%.
Iowa:
7,425 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 894,080
Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 9.5%, average to date = 11.9%

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 24 as of Oct. 15. (3 more than Oct. 14.)
Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 461. (7 less than yesterday.)
For more information, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/rmcc-data

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 70. Total number of recoveries = 2,877
Iowa: New recoveries = 974. Total number of recoveries = 81,473

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: 3 long-term care facility outbreaks:
Luther Manor Communities, Dubuque (7 positive cases, 0 recoveries)
MercyOne Dyersville Senior Care, Dyersville (33 positive cases, 18 recoveries)
Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque (19 positive cases, 16 recoveries)
Iowa: 63 outbreaks (2 more 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.dubuquecounty.org/COVID19.

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