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September 6, 2020 11:13 AM

Sept. 6 COVID-19 Update

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 21 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 2,167
Iowa: 774 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 69,831

DEATHS
Dubuque County: No additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 36
Iowa: 5 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,165

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

Dubuque County:
87 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 25,306
Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 8.3%, average to date = 8.6%.
Iowa:
6,099 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 667,922
Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 11.0%, average to date = 10.5%

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 9 as of Sept. . Two more than Sept. 3.
Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 309. Six fewer than yesterday.

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 5. Total number of recoveries = 1,674
Iowa: New recoveries = 551. Total number of recoveries = 49,495

A positive COVID-19 patient is considered recovered if it has been at least 10 days since symptoms first appeared, they have gone at least 24 hours with no fever without fever-reducing medication, and symptoms have improved.

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: No long-term care facility outbreaks.
Iowa: 29 outbreaks (Same as reported 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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