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Posted on: October 27, 2021

[ARCHIVED] October 27 Weekly Dubuque County COVID-19 Update

370 New Positive Individuals Since Oct. 20

370 New Positive Individuals Since Oct. 20

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Local Vaccination & Booster Opportunities

Local vaccine providers are making plans for pediatric vaccinations.  Please stay tuned for details after CDC final authorization.

For current information on walk-in vaccination and booster clinics and other vaccination opportunities in Dubuque County, please visit or call 563-690-MAKE(6253).


(Oct. 20 to Oct. 27)


  • 370 new positive individuals since Oct. 20
  • Total positive individuals to date = 16,204

New COVID-19 Positive Dubuque County Residents 10-27-21 (JPG)

Dubuque County Positive Tests by Age Group 10-27-2021 (JPG)


  •     1,180 active cases in Dubuque County. (159 more than Oct. 20)

Active COVID-19 Cases in Dubuque County 10-27-21 (JPG)


  • The CDC continues to rate Dubuque County at the HIGH level of community transmission of COVID-19.
  • 7-Day New Case Rate per 100K Population through Oct. 25 = 264.1 (-59.6 from previous 7 days)
  • Percent Positivity (last 7 days) through Oct. 23 = 14.78% (-1.65% change in last 7 days)


  • NOTE: IDPH updates county hospitalizations every THURSDAY.
  • Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized = 20 as of Oct. 20. (3 less than Oct. 13)
  • Statewide hospitalizations are also increasing with 70.3% of those currently hospitalized due to COVID and 78.7% of those in ICU due to COVID being unvaccinated individuals. Details at

COVID-19 Hospitalizations of Dubuque County Residents 10-27-21 (JPEG)


  • No new deaths.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 229 
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 208, Contributing Factor Deaths = 21

VACCINATIONS OF COUNTY RESIDENTS  Sleeves Up! Dubuque County (PNG) ccineinformation

  • 58.4% of all Dubuque County residents are fully vaccinated
  • Vaccinations Completed: 55,488
    (176 more than Oct. 20)
  • Vaccinations Started (1st dose): 2,252

For current information on Dubuque County vaccination opportunities, visit or call 563-690-MAKE(6253).

The CDC and FDA are operating a Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS).  To report a reaction or view data, visit

For information on local COVID-19 testing options, visit

Please do not reply to this message.  If you have questions, please call 563-556-6200.

For current statewide data, please visit

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