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Posted on: December 20, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, December 20, 2020

Dubuque County: 12 New Cases, 152 Recoveries, and 4 New Deaths.
Iowa: 1,162 New Cases, 1,262 Recoveries, and 138 New Deaths.

Dubuque County: 12 New Cases, 152 Recoveries, and 4 New Deaths.

Iowa: 1,162 New Cases, 1,262 Recoveries, and 138 New Deaths.


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


Dubuque County:

  • 12 new cases.
  • Total confirmed cases to date = 10,235

Iowa:

  • 1,162 new cases.
  • Total confirmed cases to date = 267,147

Epi Curve of New Cases Mar 15-Dec 20 (JPG)

ACTIVE CASES

  • Dubuque County: 1,358 active cases (144 less than yesterday)

Active Cases in Dubuque County Nov 20-Dec 20 (JPG)

DEATHS

Dubuque County:

  • 4 new deaths.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 133 
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 126, Contributing Factor Deaths = 7

Iowa:

  • 138 new deaths.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 3,589
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 3,295, Contributing Factor Deaths = 294


HOSPITALIZATIONS

  • Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized =  27 as of Dec. 17. (3 more than Dec. 15)
  • Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 639 (40 less than yesterday.) 


TESTING

Dubuque County:

  • 134 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 46,841
  • Total tests to date = 112,413

Iowa:

  • 4,197 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 1,316,002
  • Total tests to date = 2,874,002


PERCENT POSITIVE CASES

Dubuque County:

  • Past 14-day average = 10.4%
  • Past 7-day average = 6.9%

Iowa:

  • Past 14-day average = 13.1%
  • Past 7-day average = 10.2%

RECOVERIES 

Dubuque County:

  • New recoveries = 152 
  • Total number of recoveries = 8,744

Iowa: 

  • New recoveries = 1,262 
  • Total number of recoveries = 213,644


LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS

Dubuque County:
 5 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 99 positive cases (same as yesterday), 17 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 55 recoveries (same as yesterday):

  • Bethany Home, Dubuque (5 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 3 recoveries)
  • Hawkeye Care Center, Asbury (22 positive cases, 10 in the last 14 days, and 9 recoveries)
  • ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (23 positive cases, 2 in the last 14 days, and 15 recoveries)
  • Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (25 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 17 recoveries)
  • Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque (24 positive cases, 5 in the last 14 days, and 11 recoveries)

Iowa:
 142 outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 5,773 positive cases, 3,179 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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