Friday 22nd January 2021

Keep up to date on local & state COVID-19 information & updates.

Iowa COVID-19 Information – https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/

Vaccine Update

Iowans age 65 and older will become ELIGIBLE for a Covid vaccination, starting next month, but Governor Kim Reynolds cautions the state isn’t getting...

Friday Morning Update

Jasper and Story counties again in the lead for the number of new COVID cases reported to the state’s website. Jasper added 44, Story...

Adding Them Up

Add roughly 12-hundred new cases of the rona to the state’s numbers, per the COVID-19 website this morning. 16 of those in Story County,...

The Wednesday Count Is...

Nearly 11 hundred new confirmed cases of the rona, per the state of Iowa’s website this morning. 36 of those in Story County, 12...

Under 1,000

From the COVID scoreboard, 805 new cases reported since midday yesterday across the state. The only one of our seven counties that we track...

Another Way To Track The Numbers

An Iowa State University mathematician is developing a way to track the spread of COVID-19 that factors in people’s social interactions more realistically. I-S-U...

Weekend Recap

66 deaths newly listed over the weekend on the state’s COVID-19 page. Looking at the recent trend, there may be some lag in updating...

Locally???

The COVID beat continues at Unity Point Health-Marshalltown where the ER keeps busy and some of the treatments to help limit the effects of...

Friday's COVID Count

Just under 11-hundred new cases of the rona reflected this morning on the state’s website. 30 new cases in Story County, 13 in Jasper...

Mask Rumblings

Democrats are warning about the potential spread of Covid-19 in the Iowa Statehouse this week as the 2021 legislative session gets underway. Senator Joe...

Setting Up The Shots

The process of distributing the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to the 900 residents and staff at the Iowa veteran’s Home enters the second of three...

Tuesday Totals

Less than a thousand…909 to be exact…new COVID cases reported on the state’s website this morning. 37 of the new cases in Story County,...

The Monday Numbers

Over 19-hundred new virus cases and 14 deaths added over the weekend to the state’s COVID-19 webpage. None of the new deaths reported in...

Drake Men On Pause

The Drake men’s basketball team has reported a positive COVID test, so two upcoming series have been postponed. The games versus Drake with Loyola...

Saturday Morning Update

Over 13-hundred new cases of COVID to report to you this morning from the state’s website. The to-date total now nearing 295-thousand. There were...