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October 31, 2020 12:33 PM

Oct. 31 COVID-19 Update

Oct. 31 Dubuque County COVID-19 Update:
123 New Cases and One Death in Dubuque County,
2,834 New Cases, 9 Deaths, and Record-High Hospitalizations and Long-Term Care Facility Outbreaks Statewide

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 123 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 5,704
Iowa: 2,834 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 127,445

DEATHS
Dubuque County: 1 additional death. Total deaths to date = 59
Iowa: 9 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,715

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 33 as of Oct. 29. (3 more than Oct. 28.)
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 = 630* (24 more than yesterday.)
For more information, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/rmcc-data
* = Record high

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE
Dubuque County:
225 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 36,791
Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 18%, average to date = 15.5%.
Iowa:
7,778 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 972,044
Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 13.4%, average to date = 13.1%

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 41. Total number of recoveries = 3,694
Iowa: New recoveries = 888. Total number of recoveries = 93,189

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: 4 long-term care facility outbreaks:
- Luther Manor Communities, Dubuque (45 positive cases, 11 recoveries)
- MercyOne Dyersville Senior Care, Dyersville (35 positive cases, 27 recoveries)
- Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (7 positive cases, 2 recoveries)
- Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque (20 positive cases, 17 recoveries)
Iowa: 81* outbreaks (5 more than yesterday)
For more details, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/long-term-care
* = Record high

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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