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September 21, 2020 11:53 AM

Sept. 21 COVID-19 Update

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 40 new cases.Total confirmed cases to date = 2,813
Iowa: 649 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 80,659

DEATHS
Dubuque County: No additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 40
Iowa: 1 additional death. Total deaths to date = 1,266

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

Dubuque County:
125 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 28,028
Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 14.6%, average to date = 10%.
Iowa:
3,386 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 741,366
Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 8.9%, average to date = 10.9%

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 20 as of Sept. 19. Up 4 from Sept. 16.
Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 271. (2 more than yesterday.)

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 3. Total number of recoveries = 1,886
Iowa: New recoveries = 331. Total number of recoveries = 57,848

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: One long-term care facility outbreak at Sunnycrest Manor (7 positive cases, 1 recovery).
Iowa: 39 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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