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October 28, 2020 12:04 PM

Oct. 28 COVID-19 Update

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 98 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 5,346
Iowa: 1,891 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 119,526

DEATHS
Dubuque County: No additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 57
Iowa: 22 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,680

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE
Dubuque County:
187 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 36,083
Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 15.8%, average to date = 14.8%.

Iowa:
5,321 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 949,323
Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 11.2%, average to date = 12.6%

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 27 as of Oct. 25. (7 less than Oct. 24.)
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 = 596* (32 more than yesterday.)
For more information, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/rmcc-data
* = Record high

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 80. Total number of recoveries = 3,514
Iowa: New recoveries = 993. Total number of recoveries = 90,426

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: 3 long-term care facility outbreaks:
Luther Manor Communities, Dubuque (41 positive cases, 4 recoveries)
MercyOne Dyersville Senior Care, Dyersville (35 positive cases, 24 recoveries)
Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque (20 positive cases, 17 recoveries)
Iowa: 71 outbreaks (4 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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