In Muscatine on Monday a mask mandate took effect requiring residents to wear a face covering in all public, indoor and outdoor spaces. The Muscatine County Attorney is working with Iowa State Attorney General’s office to determine if local government can issue and then enforce this type of mandate.
An Iowa State University basketball player explained the reasoning behind his decision to transfer to the school from Penn State University in 2019, saying his former coach used racially-insensitive language when speaking with him following disciplinary action.
The Linn County Board of Supervisors approved the use of the county’s Fillmore Building as a summer cooling and water center. That’s as some public places typically open for cooling off are closed due to Covid-19.
No new deaths were reported from the illness caused by the novel coronavirus since Saturday morning, according to public health officials, while the total number of patients receiving critical care increased slightly.