Latest Coronavirus stories from the KMA News Department

(Webster City) -- Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds is weighing in on whether students and instructors should be back in school buildings when the new academic year opens late next month.

(Glenwood) -- Mills County officials are taking note of a sharp increase in the number of coronavirus cases in the county over the past week.

(Essex) -- Essex's traditional Labor Day Celebration is among the KMAland events victimized by the continuing coronavirus pandemic.

(Jefferson City) -- Community Health Centers, in Missouri and across the country, are at the forefront in the fight to stop the spread of COVID-19. And some are doing even more to help the most vulnerable.

(Des Moines) -- Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne backs legislation allowing small businesses affected by COVID-19 to apply for a second round of Paycheck Protection Program assistance.

(Washington, D.C.) -- U.S. Senator Joni Ernst is confident the Ag sector will be included in any upcoming COVID-19 relief legislation.

(Des Moines) -- Third District Congresswoman Cindy Axne recently held a virtual roundtable with Iowa businesses and organizations to discuss how they will be impacted by the cancellation of the 2020 Iowa State Fair.

(Washington) -- Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne believes the nation's firefighters, EMTs and other medical first responders aren't being adequately compensated for COVID-19 related situations.