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December 1, 2020 11:34 AM

Dec. 1 COVID-19 Update

Increased Risk of Hospitalization or Death

The risk for severe illness with COVID-19 increases with age, with older adults at the highest risk. Other factors can also increase your risk for severe illness, such as having certain underlying medical conditions.

People at increased risk, and those who live or visit with them, need to take precautions to protect themselves from getting COVID-19. Learn more at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/older-adults.html

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 34 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 9,276
Iowa: 1,878 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 230,897

ACTIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 3,066 active cases (167 fewer than yesterday)

DEATHS
Dubuque County: No additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 91
Iowa: 24 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 2,427

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized = 30 as of Nov. 29.
(3 fewer than Nov. 28)
Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 1,172 (10 more than yesterday.)

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 201. Total number of recoveries = 6,119
Iowa: New recoveries = 5,220. Total number of recoveries = 137,431

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County:
Record High 7 long-term care facility outbreaks (1 more than yesterday) with 139 positive cases (5 more than yesterday), 17 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 88 recoveries (6 more than yesterday)

Bethany Home, Dubuque (4 positive cases, 2 in the last 14 days, and 0 recoveries)
Dubuque Specialty Care, Dubuque (7 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 6 recoveries)

Luther Manor Communities, Dubuque (83 positive cases, 0 in the last 14 days, and 66 recoveries)

Hawkeye Care Center, Dubuque(5 positive cases, 3 in the last 14 days, and 0 recoveries)

ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (15 positive cases, 1 in the last 14 days, and 9 recoveries)

Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (20 positive cases, 8 in the last 14 days, and 7 recoveries)

Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque (5 positive cases, 3 in the last 14 days, and 0 recoveries)

Iowa: 162 outbreaks (6 more than yesterday) with 4,898 positive cases, 2,195 recoveries, and 1,069 deaths to date.

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE (Calculated by IDPH)
Dubuque County:
72 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 44,214
Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 16.0%, average to date = 21.0%.

Iowa:
4,555 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 1,215,672
Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 17.1%, average to date = 19.0%

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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