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July 26, 2020 11:31 AM

July 26 COVID-19 Update

Positive Cases
Between 11 a.m. yesterday and 11 a.m. today, the IDPH reported 10 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Dubuque County, increasing the total number of confirmed cases in the county to 1,342.

Statewide, 388 additional cases were reported in that same time frame, giving Iowa a total of 42,016 positive cases.


No additional deaths were reported in Dubuque County since 11 a.m. yesterday so the county total remains 26.

No additional deaths were reported statewide, keeping the state death total at 826.

As of 11 a.m. today, the IDPH website reported that 18,409 Dubuque County residents have been tested, up 103 from yesterday. The county's overall positive test rate is 7.3 percent and one in five Dubuque County residents has been tested.

451,338 Iowans have been tested, an increase of 4.087 since 11 a.m. yesterday. The state's overall positive test rate is 9.3 percent and one in seven Iowa residents has been tested.

Hospitalizations & Recoveries
According to the IDPH, the number of Dubuque County residents reported hospitalized due to COVID-19 as of July 24 was 19, an increase of six over the previous day.

226 Iowans are hospitalized due to COVID-19, an increase of six from yesterday.

Statewide, 29,605 Iowans have recovered (143 more than reported yesterday), including 496 Dubuque County residents (one more than yesterday).

Long-Term Care Facility Outbreaks
According to the IDPH, there are 22 long-term care facilities in Iowa with COVID-19 outbreaks as of 11 a.m. today, the same as reported yesterday.

There is currently one long-term care facility outbreak in Dubuque County. Luther Manor Grand Meadows in Asbury has three residents who are positive for COVID-19.

For the most current information on COVID-19, visit For COVID-19 information specific to Dubuque County, visit

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