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Iowa Governor to speak to state at 6 p.m. Monday night

Gov. Kim Reynolds addresses the state of Iowa Monday night at 6 p.m.
Gov. Kim Reynolds addresses the state of Iowa Monday night at 6 p.m.
Published: Nov. 16, 2020 at 2:36 PM CST
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DES MOINES, Iowa (KYOU) - Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds will speak to the state Monday evening at 6 p.m. about COVID-19 and the need for residents to practice safe migration efforts as well as announce new steps to fight the virus.

You will be able to watch her address on KYOU Fox 15.1 and KYOU NBC 15.2.

Her live address comes as the number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus in Iowa set another record as the recent surge in cases continued according to the AP.

The state said 1,279 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Iowa on Saturday, up from 1,261 the day before. Iowa also reported 4,432 new cases and 13 additional deaths as of Sunday morning to give the state 184,685 cases and 1,985 deaths.

Over the past week in Iowa, one out of every 95 people in the state was diagnosed with COVID-19, and the rate of new cases in the state remained the third-highest in the nation.

Wapello County saw another person pass away from COVID-19 bringing the total number of deaths to 72.

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