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Posted on: November 8, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, November 8, 2020

Dubuque County: Record-High 202 New Cases, Two Deaths, Record-High Hospitalizations; Iowa: 4,270 New Cases, 13 Deaths, Record-High Hospitalizations

Dubuque County: Record-High 202 New Cases, Two Deaths, Record-High Hospitalizations
 Iowa: 4,270 New Cases, 13 Deaths, Record-High Hospitalizations


24-HOUR CHANGES & NEW TOTALS  
(11 a.m. yesterday to 11 a.m. today): 

POSITIVE CASES 

  • Dubuque County: 202* new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 6,782
  • Iowa: 4,270 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 152,787
    * = Record High

COVID-19 Epi-Curve Mar 15 - Nov 8 (JPG)

DEATHS

  • Dubuque County: 2 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 69
  • Iowa: 13 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,842

HOSPITALIZATIONS 

  • Dubuque County:  Hospitalized =  58* as of Nov. 6. (15 more than Nov. 3.)
  • Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 992* (91 more than yesterday.)
    * = Record High 
  • For more information, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/rmcc-data

2-Week Trend Dubuque County Resident COVID-19 Hospitalizations (JPG)

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE (Calculated by IDPH)

Dubuque County:

  • 351 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 38,820
  • Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 22.6%*, average to date = 17.5%.
    * = Record high 

Iowa:

  • 9,287 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 1,031,428
  • Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 19.4%, average to date = 14.8%

14-Day COVID-19 Trendline Testing 11-8 (JPG)

RECOVERIES 

  • Dubuque County: New recoveries = 19. Total number of recoveries = 4,189
  • Iowa: New recoveries = 369. Total number of recoveries = 100,716

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS 

  • Dubuque County: 5 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 140 positive cases (same as yesterday) and 60 recoveries (same as yesterday):
    - Luther Manor Communities, Dubuque (68 positive cases, 11 recoveries)
    - ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (10 positive cases, 1 recovery)
    - MercyOne Dyersville Senior Care, Dyersville (35 positive cases, 29 recoveries)
    - Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (7 positive cases, 2 recoveries)
    - Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque (20 positive cases, 17 recoveries)
  • Iowa: 92* outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 2,847 positive cases, 1,196 recoveries, and 890 deaths to date.
    * = Record high 
  • For more details, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/long-term-care

Click here to watch the CDC's recent video.

For the most current information on COVID-19, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov
For COVID-19 information specific to Dubuque County, visit www.dubuquecountyiowa.gov/COVID19

General Guidelines (JPG)

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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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