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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Local COVID-19 Update, July 31, 2020

29 New Cases in Dubuque County, 631 New Cases and 11 Deaths Statewide

29 New Cases in Dubuque County, 631 New Cases and 11 Deaths Statewide 


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

POSITIVE CASES 

  • Dubuque County: 29 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 1,460
  • Iowa: 631 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 44,475

DEATHS 

  • Dubuque County: No new deaths. Total deaths to date = 28
  • Iowa: 11 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 865

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE*

Dubuque County:

  • 194 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 19,267
  • Test Positivity Rate: Yesterday = 10.3% , 14-day average = 10%, average to date = 7.6%

Iowa:

  • 5,582 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 475,498
  • Test Positivity Rate: Yesterday = 8%, 14-day average = 7.2%, average to date = 9.4%

    * The positivity rate is the percentage of COVID-19 tests that come back positive. Please note that, due to the time it takes to process test results, the number of new positive cases reported and the number of tests processed that are reported daily may not correspond with the previous day’s positivity rate.

HOSPITALIZATIONS 

  • Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 24 as of July 30. Change from yesterday = +1
  • Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 225. Change from yesterday = -1

RECOVERIES*

  • Dubuque County: New recoveries = 97. Total number of recoveries = 709
  • Iowa: New recoveries = 756. Total number of recoveries = 32,503

    * A positive COVID-19 patient is considered recovered if it has been at least 10 days since symptoms first appeared, they have gone at least 24 hours with no fever without fever-reducing medication, and symptoms have improved.

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS

  • Dubuque County: 1 outbreak (Luther Manor Grand Meadows, Asbury) with 3 positive cases
  • Iowa: 22 outbreaks (same as 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

Incident Management Team Video (JPEG)

Incident Management Team Video

Watch the Thursday, July 30, video update from the Dubuque County Public Health Incident Management Team at https://youtu.be/UwbcMwbX0xA This update includes discussion of yesterday’s statistics and a review of the Red Zone designations of Dubuque County and Dubuque by the White House Task Force.

14-Day COVID-19 Trendline 07-31-2020 (JPEG)

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This message is from the Dubuque County Public Health Incident Management Team, which includes staff from the from the Dubuque County Health Department, City of Dubuque Health Department, Dubuque County Emergency Management Agency, and the Dubuque Visiting Nurse Association.

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