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October 24, 2020 11:19 AM

Oct. 24 COVID-19 Update (CORRECTION)

Dubuque County Surpasses 5,000 COVID-19 Cases to Date
120 New Cases and 2 Deaths in Dubuque County,
1,849 New Cases and 12 Deaths Statewide,
Record-High Hospitalizations

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 90 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 5,076
Iowa: 1,849 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 114,471

DEATHS
Dubuque County: 2 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 57
Iowa: 12 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,629

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE
Dubuque County:
204 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 35,409
Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 15.3%, average to date = 14.3%.
Iowa:
6,817 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 931,806
Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 10.3%, average to date = 12.3%

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 33* as of Oct. 22. (3 more than Oct. 21.)
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 = 545* (9 more than yesterday.)
* = 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 (36 positive cases, 1 recoveries)
- MercyOne Dyersville Senior Care, Dyersville (35 positive cases, 21 recoveries)
- Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque (19 positive cases, 17 recoveries)
Iowa: 67 outbreaks (3 less than 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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