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April 7th Update

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 102 additional positive cases for a total of 1,048 positive cases. There have been an additional 1,017 negative tests for a total of 11,670 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported by the State Hygienic Lab and other labs.

According to IDPH, an additional 1 death was also reported:

  • Benton County, 1 elderly adult (81+)


April 7th Update

Wisconsin has 2,672 confirmed cases, with 94 deaths reported.  28,512 negative tests for COVID-19 have been reported.



April 7th Update

Illinois has 13,549 confirmed cases, with 380 deaths.


April 7th Update 

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of three additional positive cases in Dubuque County, one adult (18-40 years), one middle age (41-60 years),  and one older adult (61-80 years).  This brings the total number of positive cases confirmed in Dubuque County to 28.

The IDPH reported 102 additional positive cases statewide today for a total of 1,048 positive cases in Iowa.  One additional death was reported in Benton County. There has been an additional 1,017 negative tests for a total of 11,670 negative tests to date in Iowa.



Effective immediately, the City of Dubuque is temporarily suspending enforcement of parking meter expiration violations through April 12, 2020. During this time parking customers are not required to feed/pay parking meters in Dubuque.

All other street parking regulations will continue to be enforced in accordance with City code, including but not limited to, street storage (vehicles parked on the street longer than 24 hours without moving), disabled parking spaces, fire zone compliance, and blocking of driveways. Monthly reserved parking in ramps and surface lots will still be enforced.

For more information on parking restrictions, visit www.cityofdubuque.org/Parking or contact Director of Transportation Services Renee Tyler at 563-589-4341 or rtyler@cityofdubuque.org.



Run 4 Troops is canceled

Veterans Freedom Center closed

Winter Farmers Market on Saturdays canceled

Carnegie Stout Public Library closed

Q Casino and Diamond Jo casino both closed

Dubuque Fighting Saints Hockey season is canceled

Five Flags: most scheduled shows have been postponed

Dubuque Museum of Art closed



All sports at Clarke, Loras, UD and Wisconsin Platteville have been canceled, or indefinitely suspended

High School spring sports are suspended

NBA & NHL and MLB seasons suspended.  CDC is recommending 8 weeks

PGA canceling their next 3 events

Boston Marathon postponed to September 14


School Announcements:

Dubuque Bellevue, closed – April 13

Platteville, River Ridge WI, Darlington, closed –  April 5

Fennimore closed –  April 3

Lancaster closed – April 6

Western Dubuque, Edgewood-Colesberg – closed TFN

University of Dubuque:  Extending Spring Break for 1 extra week

Clarke University:  Suspending classes for 2 weeks, after Spring Break (classes will be online)

Southwest Tech is closed to the public, including students.  Staff may come to campus to pick up essentials to work at home.  The emergency response team should report to work

NICC: Face to face classes all this week are canceled