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Posted on: November 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, November 23, 2020

Dubuque County: 57 New Cases and 35 Recoveries. 3,411 Active Cases.

Iowa: 1,678 New Cases, 501 Recoveries, and 13 Deaths

Dubuque County: 57 New Cases and 35 Recoveries. 3,411 Active Cases.

Iowa: 1,678 New Cases, 501 Recoveries, and 13 Deaths


Free COVID-19 Testing Schedule

Testing hours will change at most free Dubuque County testing locations this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday.  Please check each location for details.

Test Iowa Sites 
https://www.testiowa.com/en

Epic Health & Wellness
Monday: 6 am-2 pm
Tuesday: 6 am-2 pm
Wednesday: 6 am-noon
Thursday: CLOSED
Friday: 6 am-noon

Grand River Medical
Monday: Noon-7 pm
Tuesday: Noon-7 pm
Wednesday: Noon-4 pm
Thursday: CLOSED
Friday: Noon-5 pm

Hartig Drug Testing Sites
https://www.doineedacovid19test.com/

Hartig Drug Co 3 – 2255 JFK Rd.
Regular hours

Hartig Drug Co 4 – 2225 Central Ave.
Regular hours

Hartig Drug Co 8 – 1600 University Ave.
Regular hours


Hy-Vee Testing Sites
https://www.doineedacovid19test.com/

Hy-Vee Pharmacy #3 – 400 S. Locust
Regular hours, CLOSED on Thursday

Hy-Vee Pharmacy – 3500 Dodge St.
Regular hours, CLOSED on Thursday

Hy-Vee Pharmacy – 2395 NW Arterial
Regular hours, CLOSED on Thursday

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

POSITIVE CASES 

  • Dubuque County: 57 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 8,678
  • Iowa: 1,678 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 211,740
    COVID-19 Cases to Date as Percent of Population - Nov 23 (JPG)

COVID-19 Cases to Date by Zip Code Nov 23 (JPG)

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ACTIVE CASES

  • Dubuque County: 3,411 active cases (22 more than yesterday)

Active Cases in Dubuque County Oct 23-Nov 23, 104 percent increase. (JPG)

DEATHS

  • Dubuque County: No additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 90
  • Iowa: 13 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 2,205

HOSPITALIZATIONS

  • Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized =  58 as of Nov. 21. (1 less than Nov. 20.)
  • Iowans Currently hospitalized = 1,333 (7 less than yesterday.) 

RECOVERIES 

  • Dubuque County: New recoveries = 35. Total number of recoveries = 5,177
  • Iowa: New recoveries = 501. Total number of recoveries = 116,808

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS

Dubuque County:  4 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 179 positive cases (same as yesterday), 12 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 92 recoveries (4 more than yesterday):

  • Dubuque Specialty Care, Dubuque (70 positive cases, 7 in the last 14 days, and 41 recoveries)
  • Luther Manor Communities, Dubuque (82 positive cases, 0 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 42 recoveries)
  • ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (14 positive cases, 1 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 5 recoveries)
  • Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (13 positive cases, 4 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 4 recoveries) 

Iowa: 120 outbreaks (1 less than yesterday) with 4,413 positive cases, 1,887 recoveries, and 1,004 deaths to date

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE (Calculated by IDPH)

Dubuque County:

  • 138 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 42,788
  • Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 20.2%, average to date = 20.3%.

Iowa:

  • 5,052 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 1,167,556
  • Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 20.7%, average to date = 18.1%

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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