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July 15, 2020 4:21 PM

July 15: 20 New Cases in Dubuque County, 442 New Cases and Four More Deaths in Iowa

Positive Cases
Between 2 p.m. yesterday and 2 p.m. today, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 20 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Dubuque County, increasing the county total to 1,036. For the state, 442 additional cases were reported in that same time frame giving Iowa a total of 36,291 positive cases.

Deaths
There were no additional deaths reported in Dubuque County over the last 24 hours so the county total remains 23. Four additional deaths were reported statewide, increasing the state death total to 761.

Testing
As of 2 p.m. today, the IDPH website reported that 15,855 Dubuque County residents have been tested, up 333 from yesterday. Yesterday's positive test rate was seven percent and the county's overall positive test rate is 6.5 percent.

388,515 Iowans have been tested, an increase of 6,910 since yesterday. Yesterday's positive test rate was 6.2 percent while the state's overall positive test rate is 9.3 percent. One in six Dubuque County residents have been tested and one in eight Iowa residents have been tested.

Hospitalizations & Recoveries
According to the IDPH, the number of Dubuque County residents reported hospitalized due to COVID-19 is 12, the same as reported yesterday.

190 Iowans are hospitalized due to COVID-19, four more than reported yesterday.
Statewide, 27,164 Iowans have recovered (224 more than reported yesterday), including 441 Dubuque County residents (three more than yesterday).

Long-Term Care Facility Outbreaks
According to the IDPH, as of 2 p.m. today there are 14 long-term care facilities in Iowa with COVID-19 outbreaks, the same as reported yesterday. There are no long-term care facility outbreaks in Dubuque County.

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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