Latest Coronavirus stories from the KMA News Department

(Tabor-Stanton) -- Like other KMAland school districts, the Fremont-Mills and Stanton School Districts are rolling with the punches thrown by the continuing coronavirus pandemic.

(Clarinda) -- Even with Page County’s significant COVID-19 positive percentage dropping to 23.5, Page County Public Health still urged residents Nov. 24 to not have large, family gatherings for Thanksgiving to prevent any further spread of the ailment.

(Des Moines) -- The leader of the union that represents correctional officers says it’s time for the state prison system to quit accepting new admissions from county jails.

(Shenandoah) -- After a two-week shutdown due to COVID-19, Shenandoah Public Library is reopening today (Monday).

(Des Moines) -- Iowa is seeing record hospitalizations from COVID-19. And with the holiday season near, health officials advise against large gatherings to avoid more outbreaks.

(Des Moines) – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds Wednesday signed a new public health disaster proclamation, attempting to clarify and simplify the measures regarding recreational activities and fitness centers.