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Posted on: December 26, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, December 26, 2020

Dubuque County: 6 New Cases, 74 Recoveries, and No New New Deaths.
Iowa: 399 New Cases, 2,513 Recoveries, and No New Deaths.

Dubuque County: 6 New Cases, 74 Recoveries, and No New New Deaths.

Iowa: 399 New Cases, 2,513 Recoveries, and No New Deaths


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


POSITIVE CASES

Dubuque County:

  • 6 new cases.
  • Total confirmed cases to date = 10,429

Iowa:

  • 399 new cases.
  • Total confirmed cases to date = 274,315


ACTIVE CASES

  • Dubuque County: 1,130 active cases (68 less than yesterday)

DEATHS

Dubuque County:

  • No new deaths.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 135 
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 127, Contributing Factor Deaths = 8

Iowa:

  • No new deaths.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 3,744
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 3,438, Contributing Factor Deaths = 306


HOSPITALIZATIONS

  • Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized =  22 as of Dec. 21. (same as Dec. 20)
  • Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 558 (42 less than yesterday.) 

TESTING

Dubuque County:

  • 33 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 47,451
  • Total tests to date = 117,560

Iowa:

  • 1,566 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 1,339,506
  • Total tests to date = 2,990,679

14-Day Average of Percent of Positive Cases 12-26 (JPG)

PERCENT POSITIVE CASES

Dubuque County:

  • Past 14-day average = 9.3%
  • Past 7-day average = 7.6%

Iowa:

  • Past 14-day average = 12.0%
  • Past 7-day average = 9.3%


RECOVERIES 

Dubuque County:

  • New recoveries = 74 
  • Total number of recoveries = 9,164

Iowa: 

  • New recoveries = 2,513 
  • Total number of recoveries = 227,669


LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS

Dubuque County:
 4 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 93 positive cases (same as yesterday), 30 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 43 recoveries (1 more than yesterday):

  • Ennoble Nursing & Rehabilitation, Dubuque (8 positive cases, 8 in the last 14 days, and 0 recoveries)
  • Hawkeye Care Center, Asbury (38 positive cases, 22 in the last 14 days, and 13 recoveries)
  • ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (23 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 15 recoveries)
  • Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque (24 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 15 recoveries)

Iowa:
 125 long-term care facility outbreaks (2 less than yesterday) with 5,196 positive cases, 3,213 recoveries, and 1,137 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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