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Posted on: November 16, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, November 16, 2020

Dubuque County: 52 New Cases, 16 Recoveries, and 1 Death. 3,117 Active Cases.
Iowa: 2,350 New Cases, 6 Deaths, 294 Recoveries, and Record-High Hospitalizations at 1,392

Dubuque County: 52 New Cases, 16 Recoveries, and 1 Death. 3,117 Active Cases.
Iowa: 2,350 New Cases, 6 Deaths, 294 Recoveries, and Record-High Hospitalizations at 1,392


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

POSITIVE CASES 

  • Dubuque County: 52 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 7,857
  • Iowa: 2,350 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 187,035

    COVID-19 Cases per Capita - Nov 16 (JPG)

COVID-19 Cases as Percent of Zip Code Population - Nov 16 (JPG)

COVID-19 Cases to date by Zip Code 11-19 (JPG)

DEATHS

  • Dubuque County: 1 additional death. Total deaths to date = 79
  • Iowa: 6 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,991

HOSPITALIZATIONS

  • Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized =  57 as of Nov. 14. (7 more than Nov. 13.)
  • Iowans Currently hospitalized = 1,392* (113 more than yesterday.)
    * = Record High 
  • The IDPH dashboard now includes details on hospitalizations by age group and by primary diagnosis vs. secondary diagnosis. For more information, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/hospitalization-analysis

Dubuque County Resident COVID-19 Hospitalizations Sept 1-Nov 16 (JPG)

RECOVERIES 

  • Dubuque County: New recoveries = 16. Total number of recoveries = 4,661
  • Iowa: New recoveries = 294. Total number of recoveries = 108,174
    IDPH designates positive cases as recovered after 28 days if there are no observable signs or symptoms of COVID-19

ACTIVE CASES

  • Dubuque County: 3,117 active cases (35 more than yesterday)
    Active cases are determined by subtracting the total number of recovered cases and deaths from the total number of positive cases to date.

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS 

  • Dubuque County: 5 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 121 positive cases (same as yesterday) and 45 recoveries (same as yesterday):
    - Dubuque Specialty Care, Dubuque (6 positive cases, 2 recoveries)
    - Luther Manor Communities, Dubuque (76 positive cases, 18 recoveries)
    - ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (11 positive cases, 5 recoveries)
    - Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (7 positive cases, 2 recoveries)
    - Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque (21 positive cases, 18 recoveries)
  • Iowa: 100 outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 2,916 positive cases, 1,386 recoveries, and 934 deaths to date.

    For more details, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/long-term-care


TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE (Calculated by IDPH)
Dubuque County:

  • 107 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 40,883
  • Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 24.6%, average to date = 19.2%.

Iowa:

  • 5,411 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 1,105,488
  • Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 23.2%, average to date = 16.9%

Past 14-day average Test Positivity Rate Oct 16-Nov 16 (JPG)

COVID-19 Testing per Capita - Nov 16 (JPG)

For the most current information on COVID-19, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov.

 For COVID-19 information specific to Dubuque County, visit  www.dubuquecounty.org/COVID19

General Guidelines (JPG)

Media Contact
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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