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November 8, 2020 11:44 AM

Nov. 8 COVID-19 Update

Record-High 202 New Cases, Two Deaths, Record-High Hospitalizations in Dubuque County
4,270 New Cases, 13 Deaths, Record-High Hospitalizations Statewide

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 202* new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 6,782
Iowa: 4,270 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 152,787
* = Record High

DEATHS
Dubuque County: 2 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 69
Iowa: 13 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,842

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 58* as of Nov. 6. (15 more than Nov. 3.)
Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 992* (91 more than yesterday.)
* = Record High
For more information, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/rmcc-data

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE (Calculated by IDPH)
Dubuque County:
351 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 38,820
Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 22.6%*, average to date = 17.5%.
* = Record high
Iowa:
9,287 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 1,031,428
Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 19.4%, average to date = 14.8%

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 19. Total number of recoveries = 4,189
Iowa: New recoveries = 369. Total number of recoveries = 100,716

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY OUTBREAKS
Dubuque County: 5 long-term care facility outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 140 positive cases (same as yesterday) and 60 recoveries (same as yesterday):
- Luther Manor Communities, Dubuque (68 positive cases, 11 recoveries)
- ManorCare Health Services, Dubuque (10 positive cases, 1 recovery)
- MercyOne Dyersville Senior Care, Dyersville (35 positive cases, 29 recoveries)
- Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade (7 positive cases, 2 recoveries)
- Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque (20 positive cases, 17 recoveries)

Iowa: 92* outbreaks (same as yesterday) with 2,847 positive cases, 1,196 recoveries, and 890 deaths to date.
* = Record high
For more details, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/long-term-care

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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