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December 17, 2020 12:17 PM

Dec. 17 COVID-19 Update

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County:
60 new cases.
Total confirmed cases to date = 10,148

Iowa:
1,966 new cases.
Total confirmed cases to date = 262,217

ACTIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 1,573 active cases (66 less than yesterday)

DEATHS
Dubuque County:
3 new deaths.
Total deaths related to COVID to date = 129
Underlying Cause Deaths = 122, Contributing Factor Deaths = 7

Iowa:
97 new deaths.
Total deaths related to COVID to date = 3,451
Underlying Cause Deaths = 3,169, Contributing Factor Deaths = 282

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized = 24 as of Dec. 15. (2 more than Dec. 14)
Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 746 (30 less than yesterday.)

TESTING
Dubuque County:
166 more individuals tested.
Total individuals tested to date = 46,454
Total tests to date = 110,186

Iowa:
5,814 more individuals tested.
Total individuals tested to date = 1,300,478
Total tests to date = 2,808,696

PERCENT POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County:
Past 14-day average = 11.7%
Past 7-day average = 8.0%

Iowa:
Past 14-day average = 13.7%
Past 7-day average = 10.4%

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County:
New recoveries = 123
Total number of recoveries = 8,446

Iowa:
New recoveries = 4,065
Total number of recoveries = 204,843

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County:
5 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 96 positive cases (1 more than yesterday), 20 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 45 recoveries (3 more than yesterday):

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

Hawkeye Care Center, Asbury (22 positive cases, 10 in the last 14 days, and 9 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 12 recoveries)

Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque (24 positive cases, 8 in the last 14 days, and 9 recoveries)

Iowa:
147 outbreaks (6 more than yesterday) with 5,902 positive cases, 3,015 recoveries, and 1,135 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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