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Posted on: December 31, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, December 31, 2020

Dubuque County: 29 New Cases, 52 Recoveries, and 1 New Death.
Iowa: 1,706 New Cases, 2,322 Recoveries, and 69 New Deaths.

Dubuque County: 29 New Cases, 52 Recoveries, and 1 New Death.

Iowa: 1,706 New Cases, 2,322 Recoveries, and 69 New Deaths.


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


POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County:

  • 29 new cases.
  • Total confirmed cases to date = 10,583

Iowa:

  • 1,706 new cases.
  • Total confirmed cases to date = 280,306
    December Trendline of New Cases in Dubuque County (JPG)

EpiCurve New Cases in Dubuque County Mar 15-Dec 31 (JPG)

ACTIVE CASES

  • Dubuque County: 999 active cases (24 less than yesterday)

Active Cases in Dubuque County Dec 1-Dec 31 (JPG)

DEATHS
Dubuque County:

  • 1 new death.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 136 
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 128, Contributing Factor Deaths = 8

Iowa:

  • 69 new deaths.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 3,891
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 3,571, Contributing Factor Deaths = 320


HOSPITALIZATIONS

  • Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized =  18 as of Dec. 28. (1 more than Dec. 27)
  • Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 600 (12 less than yesterday.) 


TESTING

Dubuque County:

  • 94 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 47,843
  • Total tests to date = 120,123

Iowa:

  • 4,149 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 1,355,034
  • Total tests to date = 3,064,579


PERCENT POSITIVE CASES

Dubuque County:

  • Past 14-day average = 9.7%
  • Past 7-day average = 7.2%

Iowa:

  • Past 14-day average = 12.2%
  • Past 7-day average = 10.7%

14-Day Average of Percent of Positive Cases December 2020 (JPG)

RECOVERIES 


Dubuque County:

  • New recoveries = 52 
  • Total number of recoveries = 9,448

Iowa: 

  • New recoveries = 2,322 
  • Total number of recoveries = 238,978


LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS

Dubuque County:
 4 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 108 positive cases (3 more than yesterday), 37 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 47 recoveries (same as yesterday):

  • Ennoble Nursing & Rehabilitation, Dubuque (16 positive cases, 15 in the last 14 days, and 0 recoveries)
  • Hawkeye Care Center, Asbury (44 positive cases, 21 in the last 14 days, and 13 recoveries)
  • ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (23 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 18 recoveries)
  • Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque (25 positive cases, 1 in the last 14 days, and 16 recoveries)

Iowa:
 111 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 4,792 positive cases, 3,186 recoveries, and 1,139 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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