Hospitalizations & Recoveries
According to the IDPH, the number of Dubuque County residents reported hospitalized due to COVID-19 is 13, one more than reported yesterday.
195 Iowans are hospitalized due to COVID-19, five more than reported yesterday.
Statewide, 277,383 Iowans have recovered (219 more than reported yesterday), including 450 Dubuque County residents (nine more than yesterday).
Long-Term Care Facility Outbreaks
According to the IDPH, as of 2 p.m. today there are 15 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
Video Update: Have A Plan
Today's video update from the Dubuque County Public Health Incident Management Team includes review of local and statewide statistics, an update on the increase in major retailers requiring customers to wear masks, how that will be enforced, and an explanation of why cities and counties cannot mandate masks be worn in public. It also includes guidance on possible exposure at workplaces and when to return to work. The video concludes with advice if you plan to attend a gathering this weekend. Watch it at https://youtu.be/4aIaKhbYa7k