CORONAVIRUS

Watch: Coronavirus update from Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds for Wednesday, April 15

Kelly Garcia, Director of Iowa Department of Human Services speaks during a news conference on COVID-19 at the State Eme
Kelly Garcia, Director of Iowa Department of Human Services speaks during a news conference on COVID-19 at the State Emergency Operations Center on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, in Johnston. Gov. Reynolds announced there have been another 96 positive tests and four more deaths related to COVID-19. (Brian Powers/The Register)

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds is providing an update on coronavirus in Iowa at 11 a.m. today.

She is speaking from the State Emergency Operations Center in Johnston. The news conference will be livestreamed and viewable on this page.

On Tuesday, state officials announced a spike of 189 additional cases, fueled by an outbreak at the Tyson Foods plant in Columbus Junction.

 

 

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