The Telegraph Herald is recapping changes in local COVID-19 testing and vaccination. Tuesday's developments included:

  • There were no new COVID-19-related deaths reported in any of the 10 counties in the Telegraph Herald coverage area between 5 p.m. Tuesday and 5 p.m. Wednesday.
  • Twenty-two more residents of Dubuque County were confirmed to have the coronavirus during that time.
  • By 5 p.m. Tuesday, 80,978 residents in the Telegraph Herald’s 10-county area had been fully vaccinated — 26.8% of the population.
  • Dubuque County had a 14-day positivity rate of 5.9% as of 5 p.m. Tuesday. Rates for other area Iowa counties were Clayton County, 4.6%; Delaware County, 5%; Jackson County, 4.8%; and Jones County, 4.1%. The statewide 14-day positivity rate was 4.9%.
  • The state provided new county-level hospitalization data on Tuesday. It stated that, as of Sunday, nine Dubuque County residents with COVID-19 were hospitalized, one more than on Saturday. Three such residents of Delaware County were hospitalized — one more than on Saturday. Two such residents each of Jackson and Jones counties were hospitalized — the same total as Saturday. No such residents of Clayton County was hospitalized — a decrease of one from Saturday.
  • In Dubuque, COVID-19 vaccination appointments are available for Friday, April 16 at the Younker’s clinic though Union Family Pharmacy. The Pfizer vaccine will be administered at the clinic. To register, visit
  • Regional Medical Center Manchester has appointments available for three vaccine clinics this week. To register for the clinic in Strawberry Point on Wednesday, April 14, visit To register for the clinic in Winthrop on Thursday, April 15, visit To register for the clinic in Manchester on April 15, visit Those needing assistance accessing the online form can call 563-927-7777.
  • Statewide, Iowa reported 402 additional residents with COVID-19 in the 24-hour period that ended at 5 p.m. Tuesday, pushing the total to 357,580. For the third consecutive 24-hour period, the state reported no additional related deaths, so the toll remained at 5,857.
  • As of Tuesday, 798,577 people had been fully vaccinated in Iowa, an increase of 17,353 from Monday.
  • In Wisconsin, the Grant County Health Department is taking appointments for Moderna vaccination clinics this week. The first will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 15, at Broske Center in Platteville. The second will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the former Lancaster Shopko building. Call 608-723-6416 to reserve an appointment.
  • Lafayette County health officials announced Monday that individuals registered to receive the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at Thursday’s clinic will now receive the Moderna vaccine.
  • Crawford County is canceling all scheduled Johnson & Johnson vaccine clinics scheduled this week. County health officials will contact those who were original registered to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to offer the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines.
  • Wisconsin reported 922 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases Tuesday, increasing its total to 586,632. The state’s death toll increased by 10 to 6,690.
  • Wisconsin reported that 1,441,345 residents have been fully vaccinated as of Tuesday, or 24.8% of the population.
  • In Illinois, there were 3,193 new COVID-19 cases announced Tuesday, with a state total of 1,285,398. The state reported 17 additional related deaths, increasing the death toll to 21,540.
  • Illinois also reported 2.89 million residents were fully vaccinated — 22.7% of the state’s population.
  • Illinois state health officials announced Tuesday the state is pausing administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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