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State Officials Say Covid-19 Outbreaks In Three Iowa Prisons Starting To Subside

State officials say coronavirus outbreaks at three Iowa prisons appear to be subsiding. A week ago, more than 11-hundred inmates at state prisons in Anamosa, Clarinda and Rockwell City had tested positive for the virus. Two inmates ,one from Clarinda, the other from Anamosa died of complications related to Covid. The Iowa Department of Corrections’ website as of Tuesday was showing just under 500 inmates at the three prisons still have the virus. At one point, over 60 percent of the inmates in Anamosa and Rockwell City tested positive for Covid.

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