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Posted on: December 21, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, December 21, 2020

Dubuque County: 16 New Cases, 45 Recoveries, and No New Deaths.
Iowa: 601 New Cases, 1,080 Recoveries, and No New Deaths.

Dubuque County: 16 New Cases, 45 Recoveries, and No New Deaths.

Iowa: 601 New Cases, 1,080 Recoveries, and No New Deaths.


Holiday Schedules for Free Local COVID-19 Testing Options

The various Dubuque County sites offering free COVID-19 tests are altering their hours of operation for the holidays over the next two weeks.  For complete details, visit the links below for each location's hours.

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


Dubuque County:

  • 16 new cases.
  • Total confirmed cases to date = 10,251

Iowa:

  • 601 new cases.
  • Total confirmed cases to date = 267,748

14-Day COVID-19 Trendline New Cases Dec 22 (JPG)

ACTIVE CASES

  • Dubuque County: 1,329 active cases (29 less than yesterday)

DEATHS

Dubuque County:

  • No new deaths.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 133 
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 126, Contributing Factor Deaths = 7

Iowa:

  • No 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 =  24 as of Dec. 19. (3 less than Dec. 17)
  • Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 644 (5 more than yesterday.) 

TESTING

Dubuque County:

  • 46 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 46,887
  • Total tests to date = 112,667

Iowa:

  • 1,930 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 1,317,932
  • Total tests to date = 2,880,327

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 = 45 
  • Total number of recoveries = 8,789

Iowa: 

  • New recoveries = 1,080 
  • Total number of recoveries = 214,724


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 56 recoveries (1 more than 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 12 recoveries)

Iowa:

 141 outbreaks (1 less than yesterday) with 5,715 positive cases, 3,193 recoveries, and 1,135 deaths to date

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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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