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Iowa child COVID hospitalizations up amid increased spread

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The rate of coronavirus spread in Iowa has increased in the past…

After no local deaths reported last week, IDPH says 24 more north-central Iowans dead from COVID-19

MASON CITY — After not having the state report any COVID-related deaths in north-central Iowa in the…

Dozens fired for refusing Covid-19 vaccine mandate file for unemployment

DES MOINES — State officials say dozens of Iowans have claimed unemployment benefits after being fired for…

COVID variant Omicron found in Black Hawk County, first case in Iowa

WATERLOO — The Iowa Department of Public Health and the State Hygienic Lab confirms the detection of…

Local COVID weekly update — number of new positive cases up, no new deaths, hospitalizations down

MASON CITY — The number of north-central Iowans testing positive for COVID-19 in the last week is…

COVID hospitalizations in Iowa up 13% compared to last Wednesday

DES MOINES — For the third straight week, the number of patients in Iowa hospitals who’ve tested…

COVID positivity rate continues to climb in north-central Iowa

MASON CITY — The positivity rate continues to climb for COVID-19 in north-central Iowa.

COVID patient count in Iowa hospitals up for second straight week

DDES MOINES — The number of COVID patients in Iowa hospitals has increased for the second straight…

COVID deaths in Iowa pass 7000, KGLO News listening area 400 — positivity rates in last week climb

MASON CITY — New state public health data shows Iowa has surpassed 7,000 deaths from COVID-19, while…

Six more COVID-19 deaths in north-central Iowa, positivity rate decreases compared to last week

MASON CITY — The rate of new COVID-19 cases in north-central Iowa has dropped over the last week…



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