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August 29, 2020 11:53 AM

Aug. 29 COVID-19 Update

15 New Cases in Dubuque County
1,037 New Cases and 17 Deaths Statewide.
24-HOUR CHANGES & NEW TOTALS
(11 a.m. yesterday to 11 a.m. today):

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 15 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 1,993
Iowa: 1,037 new cases Total confirmed cases to date = 62,075

DEATHS
Dubuque County: No additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 36
Iowa: 17 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,108

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE (As reported by the Iowa Department of Public Health)
Dubuque County:
225 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 23,729
Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 6.7%, average to date = 8.4%.
Iowa:
6,575 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 624,834
Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 10.5%, average to date = 10.1%

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 7 as of Aug. 27. No change from Aug. 26.
Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 315. Up 16 from yesterday.

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 21. Total number of recoveries = 1,517
Iowa: Total number of recoveries = 46,394

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: No long-term care facility outbreaks.
Iowa: 37 outbreaks (One more than yesterday)
For the most current information on COVID-19, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov.

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