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September 22, 2020 12:50 PM

Sept. 22 COVID-19 Update

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 46 new cases.Total confirmed cases to date = 2,859
Iowa: 550 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 81,209

DEATHS
Dubuque County: One additional death. Total deaths to date = 41
Iowa: 19 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,285

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

Dubuque County:
151 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 28,179
Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate:
14-day average = 14.9%, average to date = 10.1%.

Iowa:
3,502 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 747,868
Iowa Test Positivity Rate:
14-day average = 8.9%, average to date = 10.9%

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 18 as of Sept. 20. Down 2 from Sept. 19.
Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 285. (14 more than yesterday.)

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 20. Total number of recoveries = 1,906
Iowa: New recoveries = 1,331. Total number of recoveries = 59,179

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: One long-term care facility outbreak at Sunnycrest Manor (11 positive cases, 3 recoveries).
Iowa: 41 outbreaks (2 more 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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