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December 7, 2020 12:33 PM

Dec. 7 COVID-19 Update

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 = 9,664
Iowa: 915 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 244,845

ACTIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 2,532 active cases (53 fewer than yesterday)

DEATHS
Dubuque County: 1 additional death. Total deaths to date = 101
Iowa: 35 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 2,717

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized = 29 as of Dec. 5. (5 fewer than Dec. 3)
Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 898 (20 fewer than yesterday.)

TESTING
Dubuque County:
68 more individuals tested.
Total individuals tested to date = 45,167
Total tests to date = 102,613

Iowa:
2,381 more individuals tested.
Total individuals tested to date = 1,251,389
Total tests to date = 2,591,301

PERCENT POSITIVE CASES
% Positive Cases average is calculated by the sum total of Individuals Positive divided by the sum total of Total Individuals Tested for the past period of days (14 or 7).

Dubuque County
Past 14-day average = 14.0%
Past 7-day average = 11.0%

Iowa
Past 14-day average = 16.4%
Past 7-day average = 13.4%

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 81. Total number of recoveries = 7,031
Iowa: New recoveries = 1,843. Total number of recoveries = 160,836

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: 4 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 116 positive cases (same as yesterday), 7 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 66 recoveries (same as yesterday):

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

Dubuque Specialty Care, Dubuque (73 positive cases, 1 in the last 14 days, and 47 recoveries)

ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (17 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 12 recoveries)

Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (21 positive cases, 4 in the last 14 days, and 7 recoveries)

Iowa: 137 outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 5,356 positive cases, 2,365 recoveries, and 1,125 deaths to date.

For the most current information on COVID-19, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov.

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

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