CORONAVIRUS

Watch: Gov. Kim Reynolds speaks at 11 a.m. with COVID-19 updates

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds updates the state's response to the coronavirus outbreak during a news conference, Tuesday, Sept.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds updates the state's response to the coronavirus outbreak during a news conference, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in Johnston, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
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Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds will hold an11 a.m. news conference Thursday, providing updates about COVID-19 cases in the state. Watch the news conference live in the video player above.

On Tuesday, she and other Iowa officials pressed for Congress to take action on pandemic relief fundingfor states.

Reynolds announced newmask requirementsover two weeks ago, and her office also promoted a public awareness campaign aimed to encourage Iowans to take safety measures to help lessen the spread of the virus in the state.

Read the latest stories on coronavirus in Iowa here, and see the most-recent numbers analyzed by The Gazette on our Maps and Charts page.

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