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Posted on: April 20, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, April 20, 2020

257 New Cases in Iowa, Two More in Dubuque County

257 New Cases in Iowa, Two More in Dubuque County 

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) was notified of 257 additional positive cases of COVID-19 in Iowa including two more in Dubuque County, one middle-age adult and one older adult. Four more people with COVID-19 in Iowa have died, bringing the statewide total to 79. Iowa now has a total of 3,159 positive cases and Dubuque County has 46.  According to the IDPH, there have been 25,820 people tested in Iowa and 1,235 people who tested positive have recovered from the virus.  For additional details, visit   

Join the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Team  

Dubuque County Board of Supervisors Chairperson Dave Baker, Dubuque Mayor Roy Buol, and Gary Dolphin, the voice of the Iowa Hawkeyes, are encourage all to join the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Team to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  CLICK HERE to listen to the audio message.  Remember, we’re all in this together.  Please do your part to limit the spread of the virus by joining the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Team!    


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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