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Posted on: December 9, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, December 9, 2020

Dubuque County: 63 New Cases, 183 Recoveries, and 4 Deaths. 2,180 Active Cases.
Iowa: 2,542 New Cases, 5,380 Recoveries, and 102 Deaths.

Dubuque County: 63 New Cases, 183 Recoveries, and 4 Deaths. 2,180 Active Cases.

Iowa: 2,542 New Cases, 5,380 Recoveries, and 102 Deaths.


Governor Updates Proclamation and Extends Requirements by a Weekg

Gov. Reynolds announced this morning she is extending the state's mask requirements and limitations on some indoor and outdoor gatherings through next Thursday, Dec. 17.  The updated proclamation does include some changes for organized sports and recreational event.  The official proclamation/announcement with complete details is not yet publicly available but will be featured in tomorrow's updated.  It is expected to be posted later today at https://governor.iowa.gov/newsroom

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 = 9,762
  • Iowa: 2,542 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 248,782

COVID-19 Epi-Curve Mar 15 - Dec 9 (JPG)

New Dubuque County Cases by Age Group 12-9 (JPG)

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ACTIVE CASES

    • Dubuque County: 2,180 active cases (124 fewer than yesterday)

DEATHS

Dubuque County

  • 4 new deaths.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 119 
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 113, Contributing Factor Deaths = 6

Iowa

  • 102 new deaths.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 2,919
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 2,764, Contributing Factor Deaths = 253

HOSPITALIZATIONS

  • Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized =  30 as of Dec. 6. (1 more than Dec. 5)
  • Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 894 (6 fewer than yesterday.) 

TESTING
Dubuque County

  • 189 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 45,431
  • Total tests to date = 104,680

Iowa

  • 6,887 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 1,261,906
  • Total tests to date = 2,643,485

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 = 12.8%
  • Past 7-day average = 9.2%

Iowa

  • Past 14-day average = 15.8%
  • Past 7-day average = 11.7%

RECOVERIES 

  • Dubuque County: New recoveries = 183. Total number of recoveries = 7,463
  • Iowa: New recoveries = 5,380. Total number of recoveries = 173,438

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: 5 long-term care facility outbreaks (same yesterday) with 140 positive cases (4 more than yesterday), 13 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 80 recoveries (2 more than yesterday):

  • Bethany Home, Dubuque (5 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 0 recoveries)
  • Dubuque Specialty Care, Dubuque (73 positive cases, 1 in the last 14 days, and 54 recoveries)
  • ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (20 positive cases, 3 in the last 14 days, and 12 recoveries)
  • Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (22 positive cases, 3 in the last 14 days, and 7 recoveries)
  • Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque (20 positive cases, 6 in the last 14 days, and 7 recoveries)

Iowa: 141 outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 5,675 positive cases, 2,697 recoveries, and 1,036 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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