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Dems: Weekly Coronavirus Update, September 3 – September 10

September 11, 2020

Another 5,157 Iowans tested positive for COVID-19 in the past seven days. Iowa has the sixth-highest COVID-19 positivity rate and the third-highest number of new infections per capita in the country, according to the latest White House coronavirus task...

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Dems: Weekly Coronavirus Update, August 27- September 3

September 3, 2020

A record 7,431 Iowans tested positive for COVID-19 in the past seven days. This week saw another new positive case high at 2663 cases on August 28th. Iowa also saw a 57% increase of positive COVID cases this week compared to two weeks ago.   Unfor...

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Dems: Weekly Coronavirus Update, August 21- August 27

August 27, 2020

A record 5,538 Iowans tested positive for COVID-19 in the past seven days. This week Iowa saw the single highest positive day of new cases with 1,475. Iowa also saw a 33% jump in positive COVID cases this week compared to last week.    There were ...

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Dems: Linn County Residents Now Eligible for Additional Storm Recovery Assistance

August 21, 2020

Federal Assistance Grants Residents of Linn County can now apply for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Individual Assistance Program, which provides disaster-affected homeowners, renters, and businesses with programs and services to maxi...

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Dems: Weekly Coronavirus Update, August 14- August 20

August 20, 2020

Another 3,695 Iowans tested positive for COVID-19 in the past seven days. There were also sadly, 58 additional deaths this week, bringing the total to 1012 deaths. 1 of 59 Iowans have tested positive COVID-19.   There are currently 300 patients hospita...

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Dems: Weekly Coronavirus Update, August 7- August 13

August 13, 2020

Iowa had another 2,994 cases of COVID-19 in the past seven days. And sadly, there were another 48 deaths this week, bringing the total to 954 deaths.    More than 50,000 Iowans have now tested positive for COVID since the virus started spreading i...

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Dems: Disaster Recovery Assistance Available

August 13, 2020

A severe weather disaster proclamation has was issued for the following counties, Benton, Boone, Dallas, Cedar, Clarke, Clinton, Greene, Grundy, Hardin, Iowa, Jackson, Jasper, Johnson, Jones, Linn, Marshall, Muscatine, Polk, Poweshiek, Scott, Story, Ta...

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Dems: Weekly Coronavirus Update, July 31- August 6

August 6, 2020

The seven day COVID case total for Iowa was 3,363 cases. Unfortunately, with 52 additional deaths this week, there have now been 906 Iowans who have passed away due to COVID-19 in the past five months.    Since March, 47,141 Iowans have tested pos...

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Dems: STATEMENT FROM IOWA HOUSE DEMOCRATS ON GOVERNOR’S RECENT CHANGES TO SCHOOL GUIDANCE 

August 4, 2020

Statement from State Rep. Sharon Steckman, Member of House Education Committee and retired teacher “House Democrats believe there is nothing more important than ensuring our students, teachers, and support staff can return to school in a safe and healt...

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Dems: STATEMENT FROM IOWA HOUSE DEMOCRATS ON GOVERNOR’S RECENT CHANGES TO SCHOOL GUIDANCE 

August 4, 2020

Statement from State Rep. Sharon Steckman, Member of House Education Committee and retired teacher “House Democrats believe there is nothing more important than ensuring our students, teachers, and support staff can return to school in a safe and healt...

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