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October 18, 2020 11:22 AM

Oct. 18 COVID-19 Update

Oct. 18 COVID-19 Update:
61 New Cases in Dubuque County,
907 New Cases and 2 Deaths Statewide

24-HOUR CHANGES & NEW TOTALS

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 61 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 4,631
Iowa: 907 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 107,057

DEATHS
Dubuque County: No additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 52
Iowa: 2 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,528

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE
Dubuque County:
193 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 34,277
Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 14.5%, average to date = 13.5%.
Iowa:
4,782 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 898,862
Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 9.6%, average to date = 11.9%

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 24 as of Oct. 15. (3 more than Oct. 14.)
Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 475. (14 more than yesterday.)
For more information, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/rmcc-data

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 23. Total number of recoveries = 2,900
Iowa: New recoveries = 306. Total number of recoveries = 81,779

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, 20 recoveries)
Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque (19 positive cases, 16 recoveries)
Iowa: 64 outbreaks (1 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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