Iowa continued to see significant transmission of the coronavirus with the state reporting more than 600 new cases and a federal report pegging Iowa with the nation’s highest rate of virus spread in the country.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds addressed the Republican National Convention in a brief speech that thanked President Donald Trump for his help as Iowans faced adversity from last year’s floods and a more recent wind storm.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds says she is allocating $100 million in federal funds to help livestock producers, the biofuels industry, beginning farmers and small-scale meat processors recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
A day after officials launched an effort to increase enforcement of distancing orders in bars and restaurants, a state agency reported there had been nearly 700 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the past day.