The City of Dubuque is hosting a daily update on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please do your part to limit the spread of COVID-19:

  • Continue to social distance when you are around people who are not part of your household.
  • When you cannot social distance, please wear a mask.
  • Remember to wash your hands frequently and cover your coughs and sneezes

September 30, 2020

71 New Cases and One Additional Death in Dubuque County, 1,053 New Cases and 19 Deaths Statewide

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

POSITIVE CASES 

  • Dubuque County: 71 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 3,412
  • Iowa: 1,053 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 88,562

September Trendline Graph of New COVID-19 Cases in Dubuque County

September Trendline Graph of New COVID-19 Cases in Dubuque County

DEATHS 

  • Dubuque County: One additional death. Total deaths to date = 42
  • Iowa: 19 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,343

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

Dubuque County:

  • 289 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 30,296
  • Dubuque County Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 16.3%, average to date = 11.3%.

Iowa:

  • 6,439 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 797,152
  • Iowa Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 8.8%,  average to date = 11.1%

September Trendline Graph of COVID-19 Testing in Dubuque County

September Trendline Graph of COVID-19 Testing in Dubuque County

14-Day Average COVID-19 Test Positivity Rate for Dubuque County

14-Day Average COVID-19 Test Positivity Rate for Dubuque County for September

HOSPITALIZATIONS 

  • Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 19 as of Sept. 28. (1 less than Sept. 26.)
  • Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 390.  (14 more than yesterday.)

RECOVERIES

  • Dubuque County: New recoveries = 42. Total number of recoveries = 2,096
  • Iowa: New recoveries = 955. Total number of recoveries = 68,373

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS

  • Dubuque County: Two long-term care facility outbreaks:
    Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque (16 positive cases, 11 recoveries)
    MercyOne Dyersville Senior Care, Dyersville (10 positive cases, 0 recoveries)
  • Iowa: 52 outbreaks (two more than 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.

Graphic showing recommended COVID-19 precautions