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Posted on: April 12, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, April 12, 2020

199 Additional Cases in Iowa Since Friday, Three More in Dubuque County

199 Additional Cases in Iowa Since Friday, Three More in Dubuque County 

Since Friday, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 199 additional positive cases for a total of 1,587 positive cases. Three additional cases were announced for Dubuque County today: one adult (18-40 years) and two middle-age adults (41-60 years). This brings Dubuque County’s total of positive cases to 35.

There have been an additional 1,440 negative tests in Iowa for a total of 16,005 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs. Today’s results do not reflect a complete 24-hour cycle of testing as IDPH is currently transitioning to new reporting time frames.

According to IDPH, an additional 10 deaths were also reported since Friday:

  • Crawford County, older adult (61-80 years)
  • Johnson County, elderly adult (81+)
  • Linn County, 2 older adults (61-80 years), 4 elderly adults (81+) 
  • Madison County, older adult (61-80 years)
  • Washington County, 1 elderly adult (81+) 

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Randy Gehl, Public Information Officer
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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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