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October 1, 2020 1:11 PM

Oct. 1 COVID-19 Update

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 76 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 3,488
Iowa: 1,085 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 89,647

DEATHS
Dubuque County: One additional death. Total deaths to date = 43
Iowa: 15 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,358

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE
(As reported by the Iowa Department of Public Health)

Dubuque County:
264 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 30,560
Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 15.8%, average to date = 11.4%.

Iowa:
6,846 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 803,998
Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 8.7%, average to date = 11.2%

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 23 as of Sept. 29. (4 more than Sept. 28.)
Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 407. (17 more than yesterday.)

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 46. Total number of recoveries = 2,142
Iowa: New recoveries = 1,188. Total number of recoveries = 69,561

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: Two long-term care facility outbreaks:
Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque (16 positive cases, 11 recoveries)
MercyOne Dyersville Senior Care, Dyersville (10 positive cases, 0 recoveries)
Iowa: 52 outbreaks (same as yesterday)

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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