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Weekly Coronavirus Update, July 24- July 30

By |2020-07-30T13:51:15-05:00July 30th, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

Iowa had another 3,269 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 7 days. Sadly, there were 39 additional Iowans who died of the virus this week, bringing the total to 854.   Iowa has seen a total of 43,778 positive COVID cases since March. Statewide, Iowa’s daily coronavirus cases have surged back to near the state’s [...]

Weekly Coronavirus Update, July 17- July 23

By |2020-07-23T16:36:48-05:00July 23rd, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

In the last 7 days there have been 3,772 new cases of COVID reported. On July 17,  Iowa reached a peak number of cases reported in one day at 879 cases. Unfortunately, there were 38 additional deaths this week, bringing the total to 815.    Hospitalizations have climbed to 232, which is a 95% increase in [...]

WATERLOO LEGISLATORS AGAIN QUESTION OSHA STANDARDS AT PORK PROCESSING FACILITIES

By |2020-07-23T09:48:48-05:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

WATERLOO LEGISLATORS AGAIN QUESTION OSHA STANDARDS AT PORK PROCESSING FACILITIES WATERLOO, IA—State legislators from Waterloo are raising concerns about OSHA standards at pork processing facilities located in Waterloo and across the state. “We’ve again heard numerous complaints about the way workers at the facilities are being treated,” said State Rep. Timi Brown-Powers and Waterloo health care [...]

Weekly Coronavirus Update, July 10- July 16

By |2020-07-16T13:17:58-05:00July 16th, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

In the last seven days, 3,725 new cases of COVID were reported and three days hit over 700 positive cases. The last time Iowa had that many positive cases was May 2. Unfortunately, there were 38 additional deaths this week, bringing the total to 777. Hospitalizations have gone up to 195, with 65 patients in the [...]

Weekly Coronavirus Update, July 3 – July 9

By |2020-07-09T13:34:43-05:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

3,046 new cases of COVID were reported in the last 7 days. Unfortunately, there were 22 additional deaths this week, bringing the total to 739. Hospitalizations have spiked to 168, when just two weeks ago there were 118.    The new surge of COVID cases in Iowa is mostly concentrated in 10 Iowa counties where 60% [...]

Weekly Coronavirus Update, June 19 – June 25

By |2020-06-25T14:42:37-05:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

In the last seven days, an additional 2327 new cases of COVID were reported. Sadly, there were 17 additional deaths this week, bringing the total to 694.  Governor Reynolds extended the current public health mitigation measures until July 25, which include requirements to maintain social distancing in public places.  Several Iowa counties are starting to see [...]

House Democratic Lawmakers Call on Governor to Restore Felon Voting Rights

By |2020-06-25T11:05:17-05:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: News, Recent News|

Below is a statement from the 47 members of the Iowa House Democratic Caucus calling on Governor Reynolds to Restore Felon Voting Rights by Executive Order “In the closing days of session, Republican lawmakers chose politics over progress by refusing to allow more Iowans to exercise their right to vote. Iowa is now the only state [...]

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