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Posted on: December 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, December 7, 2020

Dubuque County: 29 New Cases, 81 Recoveries, and 1 Death. 2,532 Active Cases. Iowa: 915 New Cases, 1,843 Recoveries, and 35 Deaths

Dubuque County: 29 New Cases, 81 Recoveries, and 1 Death. 2,532 Active Cases.

Iowa: 915 New Cases, 1,843 Recoveries, and 35 Deaths


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

POSITIVE CASES 

  • Dubuque County: 29 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 9,664
  • Iowa: 915 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 244,845

COVID-19 Cases to Date as Percent of Population - Dec 7 (JPG)

COVID-19 Cases to Date by Zip Code Dec 7 (JPG)

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ACTIVE CASES

  • Dubuque County: 2,532 active cases (53 fewer than yesterday)

DEATHS

  • Dubuque County: 1 additional death. Total deaths to date = 101
  • Iowa: 35 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 2,717

HOSPITALIZATIONS

  • Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized =  29 as of Dec. 5. (5 fewer than Dec. 3)
  • Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 898 (20 fewer than yesterday.) 

Dubuque County Resident COVID-19 Hospitalizations Nov 7-Dec 7 (JPG)

TESTING

Dubuque County:

  • 68 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 45,167
  • Total tests to date = 102,613

Iowa:

  • 2,381 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 1,251,389
  • Total tests to date = 2,591,301

PERCENT POSITIVE CASES
% Positive Cases average is calculated by the sum total of Individuals Positive divided by the sum total of Total Individuals Tested for the past period of days (14 or 7).

Dubuque County

  • Past 14-day average = 14.0%
  • Past 7-day average = 11.0%

Iowa

  • Past 14-day average = 16.4%
  • Past 7-day average = 13.4%

Past 14-day average Test Positivity Rate Nov 24-Dec 7 (JPG)

RECOVERIES 

  • Dubuque County: New recoveries = 81. Total number of recoveries = 7,031
  • Iowa: New recoveries = 1,843. Total number of recoveries = 160,836

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS


Dubuque County: 4 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 116 positive cases (same as yesterday), 7 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 66 recoveries (same as yesterday):

  • Bethany Home, Dubuque (5 positive cases, 2 in the last 14 days, and 0 recoveries)
  • Dubuque Specialty Care, Dubuque (73 positive cases, 1 in the last 14 days, and 47 recoveries)
  • ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (17 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 12 recoveries)
  • Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (21 positive cases, 4 in the last 14 days, and 7 recoveries)

Iowa: 137 outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 5,356 positive cases, 2,365 recoveries, and 1,125 deaths to date. 

General Guidelines (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


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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