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November 5, 2020 12:48 PM

Nov. 5 COVID-19 Update

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 146* new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 6,255
Iowa: 4,706* new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 140,832
* = Record High

DEATHS
Dubuque County: 2 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 65
Iowa: 20 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,801

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 43 as of Nov. 3. (4 less than Nov. 2.)
Please note: This number is Dubuque County residents only. COVID-19 patients in Dubuque County hospitals who are NOT Dubuque County residents are not reflected in this number.

Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 839* (62 more than yesterday.) This is the 11th consecutive day of record-high hospitalizations statewide
For more information, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/rmcc-data
* = Record high

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE (Calculated by IDPH)
Dubuque County:
306 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 37,934
Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 20%*, average to date = 16.5%.
* = Record high

Iowa:
10,692 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 1,005,597
Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 16.9%, average to date = 14%

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 79. Total number of recoveries = 3,998
Iowa: New recoveries = 1,314. Total number of recoveries = 97,968

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: 5 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 130 positive cases (up 3 from yesterday) and 59 recoveries:
Luther Manor Communities, Dubuque (58 positive cases, 10 recoveries)
ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (10 positive cases, 1 recovery)
MercyOne Dyersville Senior Care, Dyersville (35 positive cases, 29 recoveries)
Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (7 positive cases, 2 recoveries)
Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque (20 positive cases, 17 recoveries)

Iowa: 84 outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 2,577 positive cases, 1,099 recoveries, and 870 deaths to date.

For more details, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/long-term-care

Task Force: Iowans Must Act Now
The Nov. 1 White House Coronavirus Task Force Report maintains Iowa, Dubuque County, and Dubuque as red zones. The report includes a number of recommendations and says Iowans must act now:

Do not gather without a mask with individuals living outside of your household.

Always wear a mask in public places.

Stop gatherings beyond immediate household until cases and test positivity decrease significantly.

To see the complete list of recommendations, read the full report at https://www.cityofdubuque.org/DocumentCenter/View/47136/Nov-1-White-House-Coronavirus-Task-Force-Report---Iowa

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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