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December 14, 2020 12:09 PM

Dec. 14 COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Vaccinations Begin Today

Vaccination of health care providers began today around the country. If you have questions about the vaccines, the testing/approval process, and more, visit the CDC's COVID-19 Vaccines page at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/index.html

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County:
24 new cases.
Total confirmed cases to date = 10,008

Iowa:
670 new cases.
Total confirmed cases to date = 256,919

ACTIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 1,922 active cases (11 less than yesterday)

DEATHS
Dubuque County:
2 new deaths.
Total deaths related to COVID to date = 125
Underlying Cause Deaths = 118, Contributing Factor Deaths = 7

Iowa:
60 new deaths.
Total deaths related to COVID to date = 3,273
Underlying Cause Deaths = 3,000, Contributing Factor Deaths = 273

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized = 25 as of Dec. 12. (5 less than Dec. 9)
Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 764 (15 more than yesterday.)

TESTING
Dubuque County:
82 more individuals tested.
Total individuals tested to date = 46,068
Total tests to date = 107,675

Iowa:
2,212 more individuals tested.
Total individuals tested to date = 1,284,918
Total tests to date = 2,733,922

PERCENT POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County:
Past 14-day average = 13.0%
Past 7-day average = 9.2%

Iowa:
Past 14-day average = 15.1%
Past 7-day average = 11.1%

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County:
New recoveries = 33
Total number of recoveries = 7,961

Iowa:
New recoveries = 1,296
Total number of recoveries = 190,221

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County:
5 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 88 positive cases (1 more than yesterday), 17 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 35 recoveries (same as yesterday):

Bethany Home, Dubuque (5 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 1 recovery)

Hawkeye Care Center, Asbury (15 positive cases, 3 in the last 14 days, and 8 recoveries)

ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (22 positive cases, 5 in the last 14 days, and 12 recoveries)

Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (22 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 7 recoveries)

Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque (24 positive cases, 9 in the last 14 days, and 7 recoveries)

Iowa:
144 outbreaks (1 more than yesterday) with 5,832 positive cases, 2,757 recoveries, and 1,132 deaths to date.

For the most current data, please visit coronavirus.iowa.gov/

For COVID-19 information specific to Dubuque County, visit www.dubuquecounty.org/COVID19

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