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December 21, 2020 12:18 PM

Dec. 21 COVID-19 Update

Holiday Schedules for Free Local COVID-19 Testing Options

The various Dubuque County sites offering free COVID-19 tests are altering their hours of operation for the holidays over the next two weeks. For complete details, visit the links below for each location's hours.
Test Iowa (Epic Health & Wellness and Grand River Medical Group)
DoINeedACOVIDTest.com (3 Hartig Drug locations and 3 Hy-Vee Pharmacy locations)

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County:
16 new cases.
Total confirmed cases to date = 10,251

Iowa:
601 new cases.
Total confirmed cases to date = 267,748

ACTIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 1,329 active cases (29 less than yesterday)

DEATHS
Dubuque County:
No new deaths.
Total deaths related to COVID to date = 133
Underlying Cause Deaths = 126, Contributing Factor Deaths = 7

Iowa:
No new deaths.
Total deaths related to COVID to date = 3,589
Underlying Cause Deaths = 3,295, Contributing Factor Deaths = 294

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized = 24 as of Dec. 19. (3 less than Dec. 17)
Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 644 (5 more than yesterday.)

TESTING
Dubuque County:
46 more individuals tested.
Total individuals tested to date = 46,887
Total tests to date = 112,667

Iowa:
1,930 more individuals tested.
Total individuals tested to date = 1,317,932
Total tests to date = 2,880,327

PERCENT POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County:
Past 14-day average = 10.4%
Past 7-day average = 6.9%

Iowa:
Past 14-day average = 13.1%
Past 7-day average = 10.2%

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County:
New recoveries = 45
Total number of recoveries = 8,789

Iowa:
New recoveries = 1,080
Total number of recoveries = 214,724

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County:
5 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 99 positive cases (same as yesterday), 17 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 56 recoveries (1 more than yesterday):

Bethany Home, Dubuque (5 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 3 recoveries)

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

ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (23 positive cases, 2 in the last 14 days, and 15 recoveries)

Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (25 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 17 recoveries)

Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque (24 positive cases, 5 in the last 14 days, and 12 recoveries)

Iowa:
141 outbreaks (1 less than yesterday) with 5,715 positive cases, 3,193 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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