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The Landscape Of COVID-19 Testing In Iowa During Delta Variant

COVID-19 testing kits.
COVID-19 testing kits.

IPR Morning Edition host Clay Masters gets an update on status of COVID-19 testing in the state with IPR health reporter Natalie Krebs.

All of Iowa’s 99 counties are currently experiencing high or substantial spread of coronavirus - according to the Centers for Disease Control. K-12 school districts in the state welcomed back students this week with a law banning mask mandates in schools and as the more transmissible delta variant is more common. Many health experts say testing remains and important part of combating COVID-19.

Clay Masters is Iowa Public Radio’s Morning Edition host and lead political reporter.
Natalie Krebs is IPR's Health Reporter