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Gov. Kim Reynolds said she has rejected a federal request to accept migrant children into the state, saying the need to find homes for them “is the president’s problem.”
Iowa City school district said Wednesday that 127 students and five staff members tested positive for the coronavirus or are presumed positive. The district was dealing with the infections as Gov. Reynolds maintained at a news conference that the virus is not transmitted in schools. Reynolds noted she wasn’t familiar with the Iowa City situation.
A week before Gov. Kim Reynolds officially makes all adult Iowans eligible for coronavirus vaccinations, public health officials acknowledged Monday that some counties have already started providing the shots to everyone over age 16.