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October 5, 2020 11:50 AM

Oct. 5 COVID-19 Update

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 30 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 3,731
Iowa: 371 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 92,914

DEATHS
Dubuque County: No additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 44
Iowa: 6 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,387

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE
(As reported by the Iowa Department of Public Health)

Dubuque County:
105 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 31,449
Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 15.0%, average to date = 11.9%.

Iowa:
2,669 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 824,070
Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 8.8%, average to date = 11.3%

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 19 as of Oct. 3. (7 fewer than Oct. 2.)
Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 389. (3 less than yesterday.)

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 10. Total number of recoveries = 2,223
Iowa: New recoveries = 227. Total number of recoveries = 71,809

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: Two long-term care facility outbreaks:
Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque (16 positive cases, 12 recoveries)
MercyOne Dyersville Senior Care, Dyersville (15 positive cases, 0 recoveries)
Iowa: 52 outbreaks (same as 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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