Coronavirus: Iowa headlines and numbers

85 new cases of COVID-19 in Iowa
Iowa Board of Medicine wants shelter in place
Gov. Reynolds defends about not putting shelter in place order in effect
New kit for patients recovering at home
Des Moines Schools finishing year online
Emergency aid grants
3 new cases in Johnson County
Gov. Reynolds explains why she has not issued shelter in place
Johnson County update on COVID-19
Keeping the heat on
Dubuque making choice on handling classwork
Businesses transition to mostly online amid coronavirus outbreak
More time together during outbreak can put tension in relationships
Gov. Reynolds announces outbreak of COVID-19 at Cedar Rapids care facility
Linn County now has most COVID-19 cases in Iowa
Linn County officials provide Monday coronavirus update
Linn Co. Supervisors approve pay for Options employees
Dubuque officials provide COVID-19 update
John Deere suspends Dubuque production after positive test
Employees at Quaker Oats plant test positive for COVID-19
Dozens of Dubuque healthcare workers pen letter to say "stay home"
Johnson County supervisors request shelter-in-place order for Iowa
Classes at Summit Schools in Cedar Rapids shift online
ACLU, others file suit against Gov. Reynolds over non-emergency surgery order
Man using social media posts to encourage eating at local restaurants
57 new cases, 2 deaths in the state of Iowa
Alliant Energy confirms positive case
John Deere employee tests positive
Finkenauer wants Stay at Home order
Some not following Governors order
COVID-19 impact on small businesses
Nursing home takes precautions
First cases in Butler & Iowa County
4 residents at care center test positive for COVID-19
Need for ventilators
Making adjustments to shelters with COVID-19 outbreak
Blood donations still needed
Dubuque mayor recommends residents stay home
Linn County officials: Need to do more to stop spread
Dubuque holds virtual city council meeting
Gov. Reynolds announces new small business relief grants
Dubuque man goes to work sick, later positive for COVID-19
Iowa Sec. of State extends absentee voting period
Lunch distribution begins in several school districts
Northeast Iowa businesses turn toward mask production
New COVID-19 cases announced, Reynolds announces small business relief
Iowans spread kindness during coronavirus pandemic
Free meals for students in Iowa
Diaper Bank offering drive through pick-up
Warnings on COVID-19 scams
Johnson County officials provide coronavirus update
Linn County officials provide coronavirus update
Iowa City Schools begin lunch distribution
Some factories stay open during coronavirus spread
Some factories stay open during coronavirus spread
Iowa Public Health announces six new COVID-19 cases
Mercy Hospital, other Johnson County officials, provide update on COVID-19
Local restaurants shifting to more carryout, delivery orders
Cedar Rapids hospitals implementing screenings, restrictions
Dubuque Co. Sheriff's Office implements social distancing
Grocery stores starting new procedures in response to COVID-19
State officials looking into child care at closed schools
Meals offered to kids as schools are closed in Cedar Rapids
Dubuque organization offering lunches to kids
East Dubuque bar makes donation to rescue mission
Cedar Rapids restaurant offering meals to kids each day
Univ. of Iowa Hospitals COVID-19 patient released
Johnson County officials provide COVID-19 update
Cedar Rapids schools discusses plan to provide meals
Churches, faith organizations deal with coronavirus restrictions
Food pantries making changes while still providing services
Restaurants cope with shift to carry-out, delivery only
Self-isolation needed for certain Longbranch customers
Multiple Linn County agencies speak about COVID-19 response
Dubuque shuts down most city facilities
Adjustments, not cuts, to service at area food pantries
Religious groups making changes to practices
Bar in Dubuque donates food despite closure
Gov. Reynolds signs emergency funding bill
Linn County provides Tuesday update on COVID-19 response
Gov. Reynolds declares public health emergency
Eastern Iowa company expected to make millions of COVID-19 test kits
Linn County officials provide update for county's COVID-19 response
Dubuque Archdiocese canceling masses, other gatherings
No school means no lunches for some students
Jones County taking steps against coronavirus
Food pantries looking to fill need with lack of school lunches
Schools making alternate plans in face of closures
Dubuque school board offering pickup for materials, school meal relief
Officials in Jones County make coronavirus response
Testing for COVID-19 limited by number of test kits
COVID-19 results in relatively high level of hospitalizations
Schools still making adjustments after widespread closures
State, food banks helping ensure children get fed during school closures
Gov. Reynolds says testing to increase, benefits offered
Casinos deciding to close to protect their customers from COVID-19
St. Patrick's Day bar, restaurant closures requested by Cedar Rapids
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This article will be updated regularly with the latest developments on the COVID-19 coronavirus in Iowa.

Volunteers fill a container with hand sanitizer at the Foundry Distilling Co., Friday, March 20, 2020, in West Des Moines, Iowa. The company produced the hand sanitizer and made it available to the community at no charge in response to the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Latest numbers from Iowa Dept. of Public Health
Updated at Friday, April 3, 2020, at 11:11 a.m.

  • COVID-19 Reported Cases in Iowa: 699
  • COVID-19 Deaths in Iowa: 11
  • Click here for a county-by-county breakdown of cases

    Latest local headlines:

  • IDPH announces 85 new coronavirus cases in the state; 699 total cases
  • Gov. Reynolds responds to White House medical adviser on lack shelter-in-place order: 'Maybe he doesn't have all the information'
  • White House: CDC to recommend Americans cover faces when outside
  • Iowa Board of Medicine seeks shelter in place order
    Iowa schools faced with tough choices as virus cases rise
  • HyVee to install more protective windows at checkouts; make aisles one-way
  • UIHC creates a COVID-19 treatment kit for those recovering at home
  • Federal Grant to help low-income families through the COVID-19 pandemic

    Helpful Links:

  • Area restaurants that are continuing carry-out, pickup, delivery services
  • School districts that are providing meals for children while classes canceled
  • Click here for tips to prevent the spread of the coronavirus



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