Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Five New Cases in Dubuque County, 191 New Cases and Six Additional Deaths in Iowa
Between 2 p.m. yesterday and 2 p.m. today, the IDPH reported five new positive cases of COVID-19 in Dubuque County, increasing the county total to 506. For the state, 191 additional cases were reported in that same time frame giving Iowa a total of 28,971 positive cases.
No additional deaths were reported in Dubuque County so the county total remains at 22. Six additional deaths were reported statewide, increasing the state death total to 714.
As of 2 p.m. today, the IDPH website reported that 10,234 Dubuque County residents have been tested, up 138 from yesterday, with a positive test rate of 4.9 percent. 304,597 Iowans have been tested, an increase of 3,338 since yesterday, for a positive test rate of 9.5 percent. One in nine Dubuque County residents have been tested and one in 10 Iowa residents have been tested.
Hospitalizations & Recoveries
As of today, 133 Iowans were hospitalized due to COVID-19, 14 more than yesterday. The number of Dubuque County residents hospitalized is two, the same as yesterday. Statewide, 23,133 Iowans have recovered (up 5,312 from yesterday), including 372 Dubuque County residents (115 more than yesterday).
Long-Term Care Facility Outbreaks
According to the IDPH, as of 2 p.m. today there are 20 long-term care facilities in Iowa with COVID-19 outbreaks, four fewer than yesterday. There is one long-term care facility outbreak in Dubuque County at Dubuque Specialty Care, which has 51 positive cases and 38 recovered cases (14 more recoveries than reported yesterday). Statewide, IDPH is reporting 647 positive cases at long-term care facilities (77 fewer than reported yesterday), 503 recovered (64 more than reported yesterday), and 365 deaths (one more than yesterday). The number of cases and recovered include both residents and staff.
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