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Posted on: November 28, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, November 28, 2020

Dubuque County: 63 New Cases and 103 Recoveries. 3,257 Active Cases.
Iowa: 2,245 New Cases, 2,658 Recoveries, and 9 Deaths

Dubuque County: 63 New Cases and 103 Recoveries. 3,257 Active Cases.

Iowa: 2,245 New Cases, 2,658 Recoveries, and 9 Deaths

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

POSITIVE CASES 

  • Dubuque County: 63 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 9,145
  • Iowa: 2,245 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 225,796

ACTIVE CASES

Dubuque County: 3,257 active cases (40 fewer than yesterday)

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DEATHS

  • Dubuque County: No additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 91
  • Iowa: 9 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 2,360

HOSPITALIZATIONS

  • Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized =  59 as of Nov. 23. (No update from IDPH since Nov. 23.)
  • Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 1,221 (5 fewer than yesterday.) 

RECOVERIES 

  • Dubuque County: New recoveries = 103. Total number of recoveries = 5,797
  • Iowa: New recoveries = 2,658. Total number of recoveries = 130,010

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County:  6 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 132 positive cases (same as yesterday), 18 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 74 recoveries (2 more than yesterday):

  • Bethany Home, Dubuque (4 positive cases, 4 in the last 14 days, and 0 recoveries)
  • Dubuque Specialty Care, Dubuque (7 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 4 recoveries)
  • Luther Manor Communities, Dubuque (83 positive cases, 0 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 55 recoveries)
  • Hawkeye Care Center, Dubuque(5 positive cases, 3 in the last 14 days, and 0 recoveries)
  • ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (15 positive cases, 2 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 8 recoveries)
  • Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (18 positive cases, 9 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 7 recoveries) 

Iowa: 153 outbreaks (2 more than yesterday) with 4,750 positive cases, 1,956 recoveries, and 1,059 deaths to date. 


TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE (Calculated by IDPH)

Dubuque County:

  • 160 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 43,859
  • Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 16.9%, average to date = 20.9%.

Iowa:

  • 5,720 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 1,203,505
  • Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 17.7%, average to date = 18.8%

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

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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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