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Posted on: January 6, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, January 6, 2021

Dubuque County: 87 New Cases, 69 Recoveries, and 1 New Death.
Iowa: 2,854 New Cases, 2,196 Recoveries, and 61 New Deaths.

Dubuque County: 87 New Cases, 69 Recoveries, and 1 New Death.

Iowa: 2,854 New Cases, 2,196 Recoveries, and 61 New Deaths.


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


POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County:

  • 87 new cases.
  • Total confirmed cases to date = 10,845

Iowa:

  • 2,854 new cases.
  • Total confirmed cases to date = 289,533

14-Day COVID-19 Trendline New Cases Jan 6 (JPG)

ACTIVE CASES

  • Dubuque County: 936 active cases (17 less than yesterday)

DEATHS
Dubuque County:

  • 1 new deaths.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 140 
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 132, Contributing Factor Deaths = 8

Iowa:

  • 61 new deaths.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 4,060
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 3,722, Contributing Factor Deaths = 338

HOSPITALIZATIONS

  • Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized =  17 as of Jan. 4. (same as Jan. 3)
  • Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 604 (22 more than yesterday.) 

TESTING
Dubuque County:

  • 164 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 48,400
  • Total tests to date = 123,920

Iowa:

  • 6,096 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 1,375,745
  • Total tests to date = 3,166,010

PERCENT POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County:

  • Past 14-day average = 11.8%
  • Past 7-day average = 9.2%

Iowa:

  • Past 14-day average = 14.1%
  • Past 7-day average = 12.4%

RECOVERIES 
Dubuque County:

  • New recoveries = 69 
  • Total number of recoveries = 9,769

Iowa:

  • New recoveries = 2,196 
  • Total number of recoveries = 249,919

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County:
 2 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 66 positive cases (same as yesterday), 15 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 14 recoveries (same as yesterday):

  • Ennoble Nursing & Rehabilitation, Dubuque (20 positive cases, 9 in the last 14 days, and 0 recoveries)
  • Hawkeye Care Center, Asbury (46 positive cases, 6 in the last 14 days, and 14 recoveries)

Iowa:
91 long-term care facility outbreaks (9 less than yesterday) with 3,560 positive cases, 2,296 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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