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December 15, 2020 12:27 PM

Dec. 15 COVID-19 Update

Dec. 14 Video Update

The Dec. 14 video update from the Dubuque County Public Health Incident Management Team is available at https://youtu.be/oMR8Acvbyjw This update includes a reminder to stay vigilant even though local COVID numbers are stable,
a review of the record-high number of new cases and deaths nationwide,
info on the timeline for vaccine availability, and a summary of vaccine types and vaccine safety.

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 = 10,037

Iowa:
1,364 new cases.
Total confirmed cases to date = 258,283

ACTIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 1,748 active cases (174 less than yesterday)

DEATHS
Dubuque County:
1 new death.
Total deaths related to COVID to date = 126
Underlying Cause Deaths = 119, Contributing Factor Deaths = 7

Iowa:
67 new deaths.
Total deaths related to COVID to date = 3,340
Underlying Cause Deaths = 3,064, Contributing Factor Deaths = 276

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized = 22 as of Dec. 13. (3 less than Dec. 12)
Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 798 (34 more than yesterday.)

TESTING
Dubuque County:
62 more individuals tested.
Total individuals tested to date = 46,130
Total tests to date = 108,560

Iowa:
3,983 more individuals tested.
Total individuals tested to date = 1,288,901
Total tests to date = 2,756,712

PERCENT POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County:
Past 14-day average = 12.0%
Past 7-day average = 8.1%

Iowa:
Past 14-day average = 14.2%
Past 7-day average = 10.4%

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County:
New recoveries = 202
Total number of recoveries = 8,163

Iowa:
New recoveries = 5,926
Total number of recoveries = 196,147

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County:
5 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 94 positive cases (6 more than yesterday), 19 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 42 recoveries (7 more than yesterday):

Bethany Home, Dubuque (5 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 2 recoveries)

Hawkeye Care Center, Asbury (20 positive cases, 8 in the last 14 days, and 8 recoveries)

ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (22 positive cases, 2 in the last 14 days, and 13 recoveries)

Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (23 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 10 recoveries)

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

Iowa:
139 outbreaks (5 less than yesterday) with 5,551 positive cases, 2,658 recoveries, and 1,134 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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