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September 23, 2020 11:54 AM

Sept. 23 COVID-19 Update

New Informational Resources

The Dubuque County Health Department has developed or collected a variety of flyers/handouts that provide guidance and can be downloaded and displayed or distributed by residents, business owners, event hosts, food vendors, teachers, etc. Click on each link below to view options.

Everyday Activities & General Community Guidance:
https://www.dubuquecountyiowa.gov/557/Everyday-Activities-General-Community-Gu

Event Hosts & Vendors:
https://www.dubuquecountyiowa.gov/558/Event-Hosts-Vendors

Restaurant & Bar Owners:
https://www.dubuquecountyiowa.gov/559/Restaurant-Bar-Owners

Iowa Farmers:
https://www.dubuquecountyiowa.gov/560/Iowa-Farmers

Teachers & Schools:
https://www.dubuquecountyiowa.gov/561/Teachers-Schools

Holidays:
https://www.dubuquecountyiowa.gov/562/Holidays

Mask of Wellness:
https://www.dubuquecountyiowa.gov/563/Mask-of-Wellness

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


POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 69 new cases.Total confirmed cases to date = 2,928
Iowa: 906 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 82,115

DEATHS
Dubuque County: No additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 41
Iowa: 8 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,293

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

Dubuque County:
207 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 28,386
Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 15.8%, average to date = 10.3%.

Iowa:
6,098 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 750,966
Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 8.9%, average to date = 10.9%

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 20 as of Sept. 21. 2 more than Sept. 20.
Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 301. (16 more than yesterday.)

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 16. Total number of recoveries = 1,922
Iowa: New recoveries = 1,128. Total number of recoveries = 60,307

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: One long-term care facility outbreak at Sunnycrest Manor (12 positive cases, 3 recoveries).
Iowa: 41 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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