With another facility today, Dubuque Co. has most nursing home outbreaks in state

Dubuque County now has the most long-term-care centers with active COVID-19 outbreaks in the state.

As of 11 a.m. today, a sixth such outbreak was reported in the county — six confirmed cases, with two recovered — at Dubuque Specialty Care.

There were 100 such outbreaks, involving more than 2,900 cases in total, across the state as of that time. Scott County had the second-most with five outbreaks, while Woodbury County had four.

As of 11 a.m. today, here’s where the other Dubuque County outbreaks stood:

Luther Manor Communities in Dubuque — 76 cases, with 18 recovered.MercyOne Dyersville Senior Care — 35 cases, with 31 recovered.Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque — 21 cases, with 18 recovered.ManorCare Health Services of Dubuque — 11 cases, with five recovered.Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade — seven cases, with two recovered

In all, the county has 156 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among its long-term-care-center outbreaks. That total is the fifth-highest in the state.

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