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November 9, 2020 12:42 PM

Nov. 9 COVID-19 Update

Please do your part to fight COVID-19:
Do not gather with individuals living outside of your household without a mask.
Always wear a mask in public places.
Stay home if you feel sick and get tested if needed.
"Answer the Call" if a contact tracer calls you and answer their questions.
Limit gatherings beyond your immediate household until cases and test positivity decrease significantly.
Practice social distancing when you must go out in public.
Wash your hands frequently and sanitize frequently touched surfaces.
One person per household going to stores for shopping.

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

POSITIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 116 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 6,898
Iowa: 4,055 new cases. Total confirmed cases to date = 156,842

DEATHS
Dubuque County: No additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 69
Iowa: 4 additional deaths. Total deaths to date = 1,846

HOSPITALIZATIONS
Dubuque County: Hospitalized = 50 as of Nov. 7. (8 fewer than Nov. 6.)
Iowa: Currently hospitalized = 1,034* (42 more than yesterday.)
* = Record High
For more information, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/rmcc-data

RECOVERIES
Dubuque County: New recoveries = 24. Total number of recoveries = 4,213
Iowa: New recoveries = 337. Total number of recoveries = 101,053
IDPH designates positive cases as recovered after 28 days if there are no observable signs or symptoms of COVID-19

ACTIVE CASES
Dubuque County: 2,616 active cases
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 140 positive cases (same as yesterday) and 61 recoveries (1 more than yesterday):
- Luther Manor Communities, Dubuque (68 positive cases, 12 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 2,857 positive cases, 1,207 recoveries, and 890 deaths to date.
* = Record high
For more details, visit https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/long-term-care

TESTING & POSITIVITY RATE (Calculated by IDPH)
Dubuque County:
296 more individuals tested. Total residents tested to date = 39,116
Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 22.7%*, average to date = 17.6%.
* = Record high

Iowa:
9,504 more individuals tested. Total Iowa residents tested to date = 1,040,932
Test Positivity Rate: 14-day average = 20.1%, average to date = 15.1%
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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