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Posted on: December 8, 2021

[ARCHIVED] December 8 Weekly Dubuque County COVID-19 Update

533 New Positive Individuals
Since Dec. 1.

533 New Positive Individuals Since Dec. 1.


 DUBUQUE COUNTY CHANGES & TOTALS  

(Dec. 1 - Dec. 8)

POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS 

https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/case-counts

  • 533 new positive individuals since Dec. 1
  • Total positive individuals to date = 19,529

New COVID-19 Positive Dubuque County Residents 12-8-21 (JPG)

Dubuque County Positive Tests by Age Group 12-8-2021 (JPG)

HOSPITALIZATIONS

https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/rmcc-data

  • 53 County Hospitalizations:  Today, MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center has 33 inpatients with COVID-19 and UnityPoint Health – Finley Hospital has 20 for a total of 53 people hospitalized with COVID in Dubuque County.  Please note: This count is NOT limited to Dubuque County residents and may include area residents from outside Dubuque County.
  • Statewide, 777 Iowans are hospitalized with COVID, the highest number so far this year and 56 more than last Wednesday.  73.8% of those currently hospitalized due to COVID and 84.3% of those in ICU due to COVID are unvaccinated individuals. Details at https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/hospital-data

COVID-19 Hospitalizations of Dubuque County Residents 12-8-21 (JPEG)

ACTIVE CASES

  • 2,238 active cases in Dubuque County. (57 less than Dec. 1)

Active COVID-19 Cases in Dubuque County 12-8-21 (JPG)


DEATHS   

https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/outcome-analysis-deaths

  • No new deaths since Dec. 1.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 243 
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 221, Contributing Factor Deaths = 22

COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION RATE

https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#county-view

  • The CDC continues to rate Dubuque County at the HIGH level of community transmission of COVID-19.
  • 7-Day New Case Rate per 100K Population = 494.29 (-215.8 from previous 7 days)
  • Percent Positivity (last 7 days) = 21.04% (-0.32% change in last 7 days)

VACCINATIONS OF COUNTY RESIDENTS  Sleeves Up! Dubuque County (PNG)

https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/vaccineinformation

  • 60.4% of all Dubuque County residents are fully vaccinated
  • 70.1% of all Dubuque County residents age 12+ are fully vaccinated
  • NEW:  43.7% of all county residents 18+ who are fully vaccinated have received a booster dose
  • Vaccinations Completed: 57,279
    (1,046 more than Dec. 1)
  • Vaccinations Started (1st dose): 3,902
     (1,171 more than Dec. 1)

For current information on Dubuque County vaccination opportunities, visit www.dubuquecountyiowa.gov/sleevesup or call 563-690-MAKE(6253).


The CDC and FDA are operating a Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS).  To report a reaction or view data, visit https://vaers.hhs.gov/

Dubuque County Residents Fully Vaccinated 12-8-2021


For information on local COVID-19 testing options, visit   www.dubuquecountyiowa.gov/COVID19


Please do not reply to this message.  If you have questions, please call 563-556-6200.

For current statewide data, please visit coronavirus.iowa.gov/

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