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Tyson Foods fires 7 managers at Iowa plant linked to COVID-19 betting pool

[ad_1] The original suit, filed earlier this year by the family of the late Isidro Fernandez, alleged that their loved one was knowingly exposed to the virus while working at the Waterloo plant. It was amended recently to levy specific charges of wrongdoing against particular managers, including an accusation against …

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State will return $21 million diverted to upgrade IT systems to coronavirus fund

[ad_1] DES MOINES, Iowa (KCRG) – The governor’s office announced on Monday it will be returning $21 million in CARES Act funding that was going to be used to upgrade computer systems, an expenditure later called improper by the state auditor. Gov. Kim Reynolds said, in a statement, that the …

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Michigan, Washington state impose severe COVID-19 restrictions as U.S. infections soar

[ad_1] By David Shepardson, David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Michigan and Washington state on Sunday imposed sweeping new restrictions on gatherings, including halting indoor restaurant service, to slow the spread of the coronavirus as total U.S. infections crossed the 11 million mark, just over a week after hitting 10 million. …

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Hospitals back on the brink of COVID-19 disaster as Midwest numbers spike | Local News

[ad_1] Medical staff attending to patients stricken with COVID-19 don protective equipment in a unit dedicated to treatment of the coronavirus at UW Health in Madison, Wis.  JOHN HART, STATE JOURNAL LEE ENTERPRISES Midwest reporting This is the first in a series of special reports by the Lee Enterprises Midwest reporting …

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CHI Health facilities handling increasing numbers of coronavirus patients | Grand Island Local News

[ad_1] Under Section 564 of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, the FDA commissioner may allow use of unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products in an emergency to diagnose, treat or prevent serious or life-threatening diseases or conditions caused by CBRN threat agents when there …

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‘Please stay home:’ COVID-19 tightens grip on U.S. Midwest

[ad_1] By Lisa Shumaker, Maria Caspani CHICAGO (Reuters) – Six U.S. states reported record day-over-day increases in COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, according to a Reuters analysis, as infections rose across the Midwest and elsewhere, prompting new clampdowns on residents, schools and businesses. Deaths attributed to COVID-19 hit daily records in …

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Oct. 23 coronavirus update: Bremer Co. adds outbreak at Tripoli care center | Local News

[ad_1] Butler County People currently infected: 34 (+2) Average cases per day: 3.4 (-0.1) Hospitalized: 1 (no change) Average deaths per day: 0 (no change) Fatality rate: 0.6% (no change) Total population currently infected: 0.2% (no change) Total population ever infected: 2.5% (no change) Positive testing rate in past 14 days: 6.0% (-0.2%) Iowa school districts may request …

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Oct. 22 coronavirus update: Black Hawk Co. adds 2 deaths, Buchanan, Fayette, Grundy each add 1 | Local News

[ad_1] Butler County People currently infected: 32 (+4) Average cases per day: 3.5 (+0.2) Hospitalized: 1 (no change) Average deaths per day: 0 (no change) Fatality rate: 0.6% (no change) Total population currently infected: 0.2% (no change) Total population ever infected: 2.5% (+0.1%) Positive testing rate in past 14 days: 6.2% (-0.6%) Iowa school districts may request a …

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Oct. 21 coronavirus update: Another death in Bremer Co. for total of 9 | Local News

[ad_1] Butler County People currently infected: 28 (+3) Average cases per day: 3.3 (-0.3) Hospitalized: 1 (no change) Average deaths per day: 0 (no change) Fatality rate: 0.6% (no change) Total population currently infected: 0.2% (no change) Total population ever infected: 2.4% (no change) Positive testing rate in past 14 days: 6.8% (+0.9%) Iowa school districts may request …

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