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Posted on: December 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, December 17, 2020

Dubuque County: 60 New Cases, 123 Recoveries, and 3 Deaths.
Iowa: 1,966 New Cases, 4,065 Recoveries, and 97 Deaths.

Dubuque County: 60 New Cases, 123 Recoveries, and 3 Deaths.

Iowa: 1,966 New Cases, 4,065 Recoveries, and 97 Deaths.


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


POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County:

  • 60 new cases.
  • Total confirmed cases to date = 10,148

Iowa:

  • 1,966 new cases.
  • Total confirmed cases to date = 262,217

14-Day Trendline COVID-19 Testing 12-17 (JPG)

ACTIVE CASES

  • Dubuque County: 1,573 active cases (66 less than yesterday)

Active Cases in Dubuque County Nov 17-Dec 17 (JPG)

DEATHS
Dubuque County:

  • 3 new deaths.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 129 
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 122, Contributing Factor Deaths = 7

Iowa:

  • 97 new deaths.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 3,451
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 3,169, Contributing Factor Deaths = 282


HOSPITALIZATIONS

  • Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized =  24 as of Dec. 15. (2 more than Dec. 14)
  • Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 746 (30 less than yesterday.) 


TESTING
Dubuque County:

  • 166 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 46,454
  • Total tests to date = 110,186

Iowa:

  • 5,814 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 1,300,478
  • Total tests to date = 2,808,696

PERCENT POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County:

  • Past 14-day average = 11.7%
  • Past 7-day average = 8.0%

Iowa:

  • Past 14-day average = 13.7%
  • Past 7-day average = 10.4%


RECOVERIES 
Dubuque County:

  • New recoveries = 123 
  • Total number of recoveries = 8,446

Iowa: 

  • New recoveries = 4,065 
  • Total number of recoveries = 204,843


LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS

Dubuque County:
 5 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 96 positive cases (1 more than yesterday), 20 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 45 recoveries (3 more than yesterday):

  • Bethany Home, Dubuque (5 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 2 recoveries)
  • Hawkeye Care Center, Asbury (22 positive cases, 10 in the last 14 days, and 9 recoveries)
  • ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (22 positive cases, 2 in the last 14 days, and 13 recoveries)
  • Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (23 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 12 recoveries)
  • Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque (24 positive cases, 8 in the last 14 days, and 9 recoveries)

Iowa:
 147 outbreaks (6 more than yesterday) with 5,902 positive cases, 3,015 recoveries, and 1,135 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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