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Posted on: November 29, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, November 29, 2020

Dubuque County: 65 New Cases and 59 Recoveries. 3,263 Active Cases.
Iowa: 2,001 New Cases, 1,089 Recoveries, and 15 Deaths

Dubuque County: 65 New Cases and 59 Recoveries. 3,263 Active Cases.

Iowa: 2,001 New Cases, 1,089 Recoveries, and 15 Deaths



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

POSITIVE CASES 

  • Dubuque County: 65 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 9,210
  • Iowa: 2,001 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 227,797

ACTIVE CASES

  • Dubuque County: 3,263 active cases (6 more than yesterday)

14-Day COVID-19 Trendline New Cases 11-29 (JPG)

DEATHS

  • Dubuque County: No additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 91
  • Iowa: 15 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 2,375

HOSPITALIZATIONS

  • Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized =  59 as of Nov. 23. (No update from IDPH since Nov. 23.)
  • Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 1,175 (46 fewer than yesterday.) 

RECOVERIES 

  • Dubuque County: New recoveries = 59. Total number of recoveries = 5,856
  • Iowa: New recoveries = 1,089. Total number of recoveries = 131,099

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County:  6 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 134 positive cases (2 more than yesterday), 19 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 75 recoveries (1 more than yesterday):

  • Bethany Home, Dubuque (4 positive cases, 3 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 56 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 (20 positive cases,11 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 7 recoveries) 

Iowa: 153 outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 4,798 positive cases, 1,970 recoveries, and 1,062 deaths to date


TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE (Calculated by IDPH)

Dubuque County:

  • 167 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 44,026
  • Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 17.0%, average to date = 20.9%.

Iowa:

  • 4,547 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 1,208,052
  • Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 17.8%, average to date = 18.9%

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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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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