Read It in the Morning Paper, Coronavirus Edition

  • NURSING HOMES: More than half of the 1,336 COVID-19 cases recorded in Polk County’s elder-care facilities have been added in the last month. The largest recent outbreaks have taken place in East Polk.
  • CASES: With 171 new COVID-19 cases bringing Polk’s total to 14,475, about one in every 50 residents here has been infected with the disease. Two new deaths were reported: a man and a woman, both 69.