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Posted on: December 2, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, December 2, 2020

Dubuque County: 73 New Cases, 181 Recoveries, and 2 Deaths. 2,956 Active Cases.
Iowa: 3,0202 New Cases, 4,819 Recoveries, and 22 Deaths

Dubuque County: 73 New Cases, 181 Recoveries, and 2 Deaths. 2,956 Active Cases.

Iowa: 3,0202 New Cases, 4,819 Recoveries, and 22 Deaths


Convalescent Plasma Needed!

“Convalescent plasma” is plasma that can be collected from those who have recovered from COVID-19. It is used to treat those currently suffering symptoms and local healthcare providers are experiencing a critical shortage of convalescent plasma. If you have recovered from COVID-19, please consider donating to help those who are fighting COVID.

Local Options for Plasma Donations:

  • American Red Cross: Call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or find the nearest donation center by visiting RedCrossBlood.org.
  • Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center: Complete a self-referral form at bloodcenter.org/cp to see if you are eligible or call 833-610-1025.


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

POSITIVE CASES 

  • Dubuque County: 73 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 9,349
  • Iowa: 3,020 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 233,917

ACTIVE CASES

  • Dubuque County: 2,956 active cases (110 fewer than yesterday)

DEATHS

  • Dubuque County: 2 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 93
  • Iowa: 22 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 2,449

HOSPITALIZATIONS

  • Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized =  31 as of Nov. 30. (1 more than Nov. 29)
  • Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 1,162 (10 fewer than yesterday.) 

RECOVERIES 

  • Dubuque County: New recoveries = 181. Total number of recoveries = 6,300
  • Iowa: New recoveries = 4,819. Total number of recoveries = 142,250

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS


Dubuque County:  7 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 142 positive cases (3 more than yesterday), 16 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 90 recoveries (2 more than yesterday):

  • Bethany Home, Dubuque (5 positive cases, 3 in the last 14 days, and 0 recoveries)
  • Dubuque Specialty Care, Dubuque (9 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 6 recoveries)
  • Luther Manor Communities, Dubuque (83 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 67 recoveries)
  • Hawkeye Care Center, Dubuque(5 positive cases, 2 in the last 14 days, and 0 recoveries)
  • ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (15 positive cases, 1 in the last 14 days, and 10 recoveries)
  • Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (20 positive cases, 7 in the last 14 days, and 7 recoveries)
  • Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque (5 positive cases, 3 in the last 14 days, and 0 recoveries) 

Iowa: 163 outbreaks (1 more than yesterday) with 5,105 positive cases, 2,265 recoveries, and 1,075 deaths to date. 

14-day Trendline of COVID-19 Testing 12-02-2020 (JPG)

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE (Calculated by IDPH)

Dubuque County:

  • 149 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 44,363
  • Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 15.4%, average to date = 21.1%.

Iowa:

  • 6,915 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 1,222,587
  • Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 16.9%, average to date = 19.1%

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

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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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