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Tyson Foods worker, 44, dies after long battle with COVID-19

An employee at the Tyson Foods plant in Waterloo died Monday after battling the coronavirus during a six-week hospitalization that was chronicled and widely followed online.


This article will be updated regularly with the latest developments on the COVID-19 coronavirus in Iowa.



As of 10:30 a.m. Monday, the state’s website reports a total of 17,557 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 456 deaths in Iowa.


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