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September 7, 2020 11:20 AM

CORRECTED Sept. 7 COVID-19 Update

Sept. 7 Dubuque County COVID-19 Update:

24-HOUR CHANGES & NEW TOTALS
(11 a.m. yesterday to 11 a.m. today):

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 26 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 2,193
Iowa: 774 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 69,831

DEATHS
Dubuque County: No additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 36
Iowa: 2 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,167

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE (As reported by the Iowa Department of Public Health)
Dubuque County:
121 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 25,427
Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 8.9%, average to date = 8.6%.
Iowa:
3,131 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 671,053
Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 11.0%, average to date = 10.5%

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 7 as of Sept. 5. Two less than Sept. 4.
Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 311. Two more than yesterday.

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 8. Total number of recoveries = 1,682
Iowa: New recoveries = 208. Total number of recoveries = 49,873

A positive COVID-19 patient is considered recovered if it has been at least 10 days since symptoms first appeared, they have gone at least 24 hours with no fever without fever-reducing medication, and symptoms have improved.

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: No long-term care facility outbreaks.
Iowa: 29 outbreaks (Same as reported yesterday)

For the most current information on COVID-19, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov.

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