There were no additional deaths reported in Dubuque County since 11 a.m. yesterday so the county total remains 23.
Five additional deaths were reported statewide, increasing the state death total to 792.
As of 11 a.m. today, the IDPH website reported that 17,137 Dubuque County residents have been tested, up 390 from yesterday. Yesterday's positive test rate was 5.9 percent and the county's overall positive test rate is 6.9 percent. One in six Dubuque County residents has been tested.
418,716 Iowans have been tested, an increase of 11,990 since yesterday. Yesterday's positive test rate was 7.0 percent while the state's overall positive test rate is 9.3 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 as of July 17 was 8, a decrease of three from the previous day.
214 Iowans are hospitalized due to COVID-19, and increase of four from yesterday.
Statewide, 27,875 Iowans have recovered (69 more than reported yesterday), including 468 Dubuque County residents (two more than yesterday).
Long-Term Care Facility Outbreaks
According to the IDPH, there are 16 long-term care facilities in Iowa with COVID-19 outbreaks, the same as 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