Wednesday, June 24, 2020

DES MOINES, IA (IRN) – The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 258 new cases and 2 deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday. That brings the statewide total to 26,601 positive cases and 690 deaths.

IOWA (IRN) – Within weeks of Gov. Kim Reynolds agreeing to allow bars and restaurants to open to customers, Iowa’s two major college towns, Ames and Iowa City, are seeing spikes in coronavirus cases among young adults, raising concerns among health officials and prompting some businesses to again close their doors.

WATERLOO, IA (IRN) – Iowa’s workplace safety agency says an inspection didn’t uncover any violations at the Tyson Foods plant in Waterloo. The plant, which is the largest pork processing plant in the state, has seen several employees die after contracting COVID-19. T

DUBUQUE, IA (IRN) – The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that 24 inmates have tested positive for COVID-19. So far no staff have tested positive. The 24 inmates have been placed in medical quarantine and will be tended to by jail nursing staff.

CLIVE, IA (IRN) – Black Lives Matter signs in a Clive family’s yard started a heated discussion on Sunday that ended in a woman’s arrest. KCCI-TV reports police charged Renee Corell-Newman with public intoxication and criminal trespass after she refused to leave the home where the signs were after berating the family for having the signs.