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Posted on: December 14, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, December 14, 2020

Dubuque County: 24 New Cases Put County Total to Date Over 10,000. 33 Recoveries and 2 Deaths.
Iowa: 670 New Cases, 1,296 Recoveries, and 60 Deaths.

Dubuque County: 24 New Cases Put County Total to Date Over 10,000. 33 Recoveries and 2 Deaths.

Iowa: 670 New Cases, 1,296 Recoveries, and 60 Deaths.


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


POSITIVE CASES

Dubuque County:

  • 24 new cases.
  • Total confirmed cases to date = 10,008

Iowa:

  • 670 new cases.
  • Total confirmed cases to date = 256,919

Dubuque County COVID-19 Cases to-date 12-14 (JPG)

COVID-19 Cases to Date as Percent of Population - Dec 14 (JPG)


ACTIVE CASES 

  • Dubuque County: 1,922 active cases (11 less than yesterday)

DEATHS

Dubuque County:

  • 2 new deaths.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 125 
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 118, Contributing Factor Deaths = 7

Iowa:

  • 60 new deaths.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 3,273
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 3,000, Contributing Factor Deaths = 273


HOSPITALIZATIONS

  • Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized =  25 as of Dec. 12. (5 less than Dec. 9)
  • Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 764 (15 more than yesterday.) 


TESTING

Dubuque County:

  • 82 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 46,068
  • Total tests to date = 107,675

Iowa:

  • 2,212 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 1,284,918
  • Total tests to date = 2,733,922


PERCENT POSITIVE CASES


Dubuque County:

  • Past 14-day average = 13.0%
  • Past 7-day average = 9.2%

Iowa:

  • Past 14-day average = 15.1%
  • Past 7-day average = 11.1%


RECOVERIES 

Dubuque County:

  • New recoveries = 33 
  • Total number of recoveries = 7,961

Iowa:

  • New recoveries = 1,296 
  • Total number of recoveries = 190,221


LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS

Dubuque County:
5 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 88 positive cases (1 more than yesterday), 17 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 35 recoveries (same as yesterday):

  • Bethany Home, Dubuque (5 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 1 recoveries)
  • Hawkeye Care Center, Asbury (15 positive cases, 3 in the last 14 days, and 8 recoveries)
  • ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (22 positive cases, 5 in the last 14 days, and 12 recoveries)
  • Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (22 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 7 recoveries)
  • Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque (24 positive cases, 9 in the last 14 days, and 7 recoveries)

Iowa:
144 outbreaks (1 more than yesterday) with 5,832 positive cases, 2,757 recoveries, and 1,132 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
Email Randy Gehl
563-589-4151

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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