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October 23, 2020 1:36 PM

Oct. 23 COVID-19 Update

115 New Cases and One Death in Dubuque County,
1,587 New Cases and 20 Deaths Statewide

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 115 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 4,956
Iowa: 1,587 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 112,622
Oct. 23 Dubuque County Epi-Curve Graph
14-Day Trendline of New COVID-19 Cases in Dubuque County

DEATHS
Dubuque County: 1 additional death. Total deaths to date = 55
Iowa: 20 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,617

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE
Dubuque County:
270 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 35,205
Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 14.6%, average to date = 14.1%.
Iowa:
6,658 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 924,989
Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 9.9%, average to date = 12.2%

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 31 as of Oct. 21. (2 less than Oct. 20.)
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 = 536* (6 more than yesterday.)
For more information, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/rmcc-data
* = Record high

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 67. Total number of recoveries = 3,233
Iowa: New recoveries = 925. Total number of recoveries = 86,537

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: 3 long-term care facility outbreaks:
Luther Manor Communities, Dubuque (22 positive cases, 0 recoveries)
MercyOne Dyersville Senior Care, Dyersville (35 positive cases, 21 recoveries)
Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque (19 positive cases, 17 recoveries)
Iowa: 70 outbreaks (2 more than yesterday)
For more details, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/long-term-care

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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