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November 16, 2020 12:35 PM

Nov. 16 COVID-19 Update

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 52 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 7,857
Iowa: 2,350 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 187,035

DEATHS
Dubuque County: 1 additional death. Total deaths to date = 79
Iowa: 6 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,991

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized = 57 as of Nov. 14. (7 more than Nov. 13.)
Iowans Currently hospitalized = 1,392* (113 more than yesterday.)
* = Record High
The IDPH dashboard now includes details on hospitalizations by age group and by primary diagnosis vs. secondary diagnosis. For more information, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/hospitalization-analysis

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 16. Total number of recoveries = 4,661
Iowa: New recoveries = 294. Total number of recoveries = 108,174
IDPH designates positive cases as recovered after 28 days if there are no observable signs or symptoms of COVID-19

ACTIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 3,117 active cases (35 more than yesterday)
Active cases are determined by subtracting the total number of recovered cases and deaths from the total number of positive cases to date.

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: 5 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 121 positive cases (same as yesterday) and 45 recoveries (same as yesterday):
- Dubuque Specialty Care, Dubuque (6 positive cases, 2 recoveries)
- Luther Manor Communities, Dubuque (76 positive cases, 18 recoveries)
- ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (11 positive cases, 5 recoveries)
- Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (7 positive cases, 2 recoveries)
- Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque (21 positive cases, 18 recoveries)

Iowa: 100 outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 2,916 positive cases, 1,386 recoveries, and 934 deaths to date.

For more details, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/long-term-care

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE (Calculated by IDPH)
Dubuque County:
107 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 40,883
Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 24.6%, average to date = 19.2%.

Iowa:
5,411 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 1,105,488
Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 23.2%, average to date = 16.9%

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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