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October 26, 2020 11:49 AM

Oct. 26 COVID-19 Update

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 44 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 5,200
Iowa: 685 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 116,460

DEATHS
Dubuque County: No additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 57
Iowa: 3 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,637

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE
Dubuque County:
129 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 35,790
Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 15.5%, average to date = 14.5%.

Iowa:
2,777 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 939,589
Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 10.7%, average to date = 12.4%

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 34* as of Oct. 23. (1 more than Oct. 22.)
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 = 561* (20 more than yesterday.)
For more information, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/rmcc-data
* = Record high

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 22. Total number of recoveries = 3,340
Iowa: New recoveries = 292. Total number of recoveries = 88,002

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: 3 long-term care facility outbreaks:
Luther Manor Communities, Dubuque (37 positive cases, 1 recoveries)
MercyOne Dyersville Senior Care, Dyersville (35 positive cases, 21 recoveries)
Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque (20 positive cases, 17 recoveries)
Iowa: 67 outbreaks (same as 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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