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December 2, 2020 1:04 PM

Dec. 2 COVID-19 Update

Convalescent Plasma Needed!

“Convalescent plasma” is plasma that can be collected from those who have recovered from COVID-19. It is used to treat those currently suffering symptoms and local healthcare providers are experiencing a critical shortage of convalescent plasma. If you have recovered from COVID-19, please consider donating to help those who are fighting COVID.

Local Options for Plasma Donations:

American Red Cross: Call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or find the nearest donation center by visiting RedCrossBlood.org.

Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center: Complete a self-referral form at bloodcenter.org/cp to see if you are eligible or call 833-610-1025.

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 73 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 9,349
Iowa: 3,020 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 233,917

ACTIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 2,956 active cases (110 fewer than yesterday)

DEATHS
Dubuque County: 2 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 93
Iowa: 22 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 2,449

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized = 31 as of Nov. 30.
(1 more than Nov. 29)
Iowans Currently Hospitalized = 1,162 (10 fewer than yesterday.)

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 181. Total number of recoveries = 6,300
Iowa: New recoveries = 4,819. Total number of recoveries = 142,250

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: 7 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 142 positive cases (3 more than yesterday), 16 new positive cases in the last 14 days, and 90 recoveries (2 more than yesterday):

Bethany Home, Dubuque (5 positive cases, 3 in the last 14 days, and 0 recoveries)
Dubuque Specialty Care, Dubuque (9 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 67 recoveries)

Hawkeye Care Center, Dubuque(5 positive cases, 2 in the last 14 days, and 0 recoveries)

ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (15 positive cases, 1 in the last 14 days, and 10 recoveries)

Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (20 positive cases, 7 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: 163 outbreaks (1 more than yesterday) with 5,105 positive cases, 2,265 recoveries, and 1,075 deaths to date.

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE (Calculated by IDPH)
Dubuque County:
149 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 44,363
Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 15.4%, average to date = 21.1%.

Iowa:
6,915 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 1,222,587
Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 16.9%, average to date = 19.1%

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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