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December 9, 2020 1:00 PM

Dec. 9 COVID-19 Update

Governor Updates Proclamation and Extends Requirements by a Week

Gov. Reynolds announced this morning she is extending the state's mask requirements and limitations on some indoor and outdoor gatherings through next Thursday, Dec. 17. The updated proclamation does include some changes for organized sports and recreational event. The official proclamation/announcement with complete details is not yet publicly available but will be featured in tomorrow's updated. It is expected to be posted later today at https://governor.iowa.gov/newsroom

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 63 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 9,762
Iowa: 2,542 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 248,782

ACTIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 2,180 active cases (124 fewer than yesterday)

DEATHS
Dubuque County
4 new deaths
Total deaths related to COVID to date = 119
Underlying Cause Deaths = 113
Contributing Factor Deaths = 6

Iowa
102 new deaths
Total deaths related to COVID to date = 2,919
Underlying Cause Deaths = 2,764
Contributing Factor Deaths = 253

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized = 30 as of Dec. 6. (1 more than Dec. 5)
Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 894 (6 fewer than yesterday.)

TESTING
Dubuque County
189 more individuals tested.
Total individuals tested to date = 45,431
Total tests to date = 104,680

Iowa
6,887 more individuals tested.
Total individuals tested to date = 1,261,906
Total tests to date = 2,643,485

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 = 12.8%
Past 7-day average = 9.2%

Iowa
Past 14-day average = 15.8%
Past 7-day average = 11.7%

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County
New recoveries = 183
Total number of recoveries = 7,463

Iowa
New recoveries = 5,380
Total number of recoveries = 173,438

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County
5 long-term care facility outbreaks (same yesterday) with 140 positive cases (4 more than yesterday), 13 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 80 recoveries (2 more than yesterday):

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

Dubuque Specialty Care, Dubuque (73 positive cases, 1 in the last 14 days, and 54 recoveries)

ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (20 positive cases, 3 in the last 14 days, and 12 recoveries)

Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (22 positive cases, 3 in the last 14 days, and 7 recoveries)

Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque (20 positive cases, 6 in the last 14 days, and 7 recoveries)

Iowa
141 outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 5,675 positive cases, 2,697 recoveries, and 1,036 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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