DES MOINES, Iowa (KTTC) — Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds ordered Iowa hair salons, barbershops, tanning salons and swimming pools to close by 10 p.m. Sunday. She made the announcement in a press conference Sunday afternoon.
Reynolds says state agencies are working with all 99 counties to provide free child care for essential workers. As of right now, Reynolds says Iowa is not planning a shelter in place ordinance and that she believes Iowans will their part to flatten the curve and prevent more community spread of COVID-19.
In the press conference, Iowa health officials confirmed 22 more coronavirus cases in the state, which jumps the state’s total up to 90.
Johnson County reported five new cases of COVID-19, and Tama County reported 3 new cases. The new virus cases include two new cases in each of the following counties: Cerro Gordo, Dubuque, and Harrison counties.
The counties of Dallas, Kossuth, Linn, Poweshiek, Scott, Sioux, Washington and Woodbury counties each reported one new case of the disease.
More than 1,200 Iowans have been tested negative for the virus.
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