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Posted on: January 17, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, January 17, 2021

Dubuque County: 18 New Cases, 12 Recoveries, and 1 New Death.
Iowa: 731 New Cases, 609 Recoveries, and 2 New Deaths.

Dubuque County: 18 New Cases, 12 Recoveries, and 1 New Death.

Iowa: 731 New Cases, 609 Recoveries, and 2 New Deaths.


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


POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County:

  • 18 new cases.
  • Total confirmed cases to date = 11,301

Iowa:

  • 731 new cases.
  • Total confirmed cases to date = 304,855

ACTIVE CASES

  • Dubuque County: 1,010 active cases (5 more than yesterday)

DEATHS
Dubuque County:

  • 1 new death.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 150 
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 141, Contributing Factor Deaths = 9

Iowa:

  • 2 new deaths.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 4,323
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 3,950, Contributing Factor Deaths = 373

HOSPITALIZATIONS

  • Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized =  9 as of Jan. 14. (3 less than Jan. 11)
  • Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 474 (31 less than yesterday.) 

TESTING
Dubuque County:

  • 94 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 49,942
  • Total tests to date = 132,481

Iowa:

  • 2,550 more individuals tested.
  • Total individuals tested to date = 1,421,502
  • Total tests to date = 3,372,903

14-Day Average of Percent of Positive Cases Jan 4 - Jan 17 (JPG)

PERCENT POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County:

  • Past 14-day average = 10.7%
  • Past 7-day average = 6.4%

Iowa:

  • Past 14-day average = 13.0%
  • Past 7-day average = 9.3%

RECOVERIES 
Dubuque County:

  • New recoveries = 12 
  • Total number of recoveries = 10,141

Iowa:

  • New recoveries = 609 
  • Total number of recoveries = 265,927

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS

Dubuque County:
 2 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 86 current positive cases (same as yesterday), 4 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 20 recoveries:

  • Ennoble Nursing & Rehabilitation, Dubuque (45 current positive cases, 3 in the last 14 days, and 2 recoveries)
  • Hawkeye Care Center, Asbury (41 current positive cases, 1 in the last 14 days, and 18 recoveries)

Iowa:

 77 long-term care facility outbreaks (1 less than yesterday) with 1,878 current positive cases (residents and staff), 921 recoveries (residents and staff), and 1,759 resident deaths from all Iowa LTC facilities 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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