There were no additional deaths reported in Dubuque County since 2 p.m. yesterday so the county total remains 23.
Four additional deaths were reported statewide, increasing the state death total to 787.
As of 11 a.m. today, the IDPH website reported that 16,747 Dubuque County residents have been tested, up three from yesterday. Yesterday's positive test rate was 11.3 percent and the county's overall positive test rate is 6.8 percent. One in six Dubuque County residents has been tested.
403,726 Iowans have been tested, an increase of 198 since yesterday. Yesterday's positive test rate was 7.2 percent while the state's overall positive test rate is 9.4 percent. One in eight Iowa residents has been tested.
Hospitalizations & Recoveries
According to the IDPH, the number of Dubuque County residents reported hospitalized due to COVID-19 was 11, as of July 16.
210 Iowans are hospitalized due to COVID-19, the same as reported yesterday.
Statewide, 27,806 Iowans have recovered (221 more than reported yesterday), including 466 Dubuque County residents (12more than yesterday).
Long-Term Care Facility Outbreaks
According to the IDPH, there are 16 long-term care facilities in Iowa with COVID-19 outbreaks, one more than reported yesterday. There are no long-term care facility outbreaks in Dubuque County.
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