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September 27, 2020 11:24 AM

Sept. 27 COVID-19 Update

63 New Cases in Dubuque County, 834 New Cases and 4 Deaths Statewide

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 63 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 3,267
Iowa: 834 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 86,259

DEATHS
Dubuque County: No additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 41
Iowa: 4 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,315

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE (As reported by the Iowa Department of Public Health)
Dubuque County:
233 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 29,628
Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 17%, average to date = 11%.
Iowa:
7,669 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 779,425
Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 9.4%, average to date = 11.1%

Notice from IDPH: During the weekend of Sept. 26-27, a data update will occur to add nearly 27,000 antigen test results from newly required surveillance testing at long-term care facilities. This update will result in an increase in the number of individual test results and the number of antigen tests currently reported on the IDPH website.

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 18 as of Sept. 24. (Same as Sept. 23.)
Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 343. (9 more than yesterday.)

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 8. Total number of recoveries = 2,003
Iowa: New recoveries = 342. Total number of recoveries = 65,790

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: Two long-term care facility outbreaks.
Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque (12 positive cases, 4 recoveries)
MercyOne Dyersville Senior Care, Dyersville (10 positive cases, 0 recoveries)
Iowa: 50 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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