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UI athletics department reports COVID-19 testing update

Kinnick Stadium is seen fom the north end zone at Iowa Football Media Day on Friday, August 9, 2019.

Robert Read, Pregame Editor

September 28, 2020

The University of Iowa athletics department announced Monday that it conducted 745 COVID-19 tests for the week of Sept. 21-27 and received five positive tests and 740 negative tests. As part of Iowa’s return to campus protocol, the department’s testing began May 29 and has included athletes, coach...

University of Iowa reports 11 new COVID-19 cases

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Clinton Garlock, News Reporter

September 28, 2020

The University of Iowa has reported 11 new COVID-19 cases within the UI community since Sept. 25, with 11 students self-reporting testing positive for the virus. According to the campus update, no employees self-reported testing positive. Since Sept. 25, 1,985 students and 44 employees have re...

Reynolds extends bar closures in Johnson, Story Counties

Gov. Kim Reynolds speaks during the Condition of the State address at the Iowa State Capitol on Tuesday, January 14, 2020.

Caleb McCullough, Politics Editor

September 25, 2020

Gov. Kim Reynolds extended a proclamation ordering bars closed in Johnson and Story Counties on Friday, keeping the shutdowns in effect until at least Oct. 4. Bars were originally closed in six counties on Aug. 27 because of a rise in positive coronavirus cases in those counties, especially among...

University of Iowa reports 36 new COVID-19 cases on campus

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Rachel Schilke, News Editor

September 25, 2020

The University of Iowa has reported updated COVID-19 case numbers on campus. Since Sept. 25, 30 students and six employees have self-reported a positive COVID-19 test result.  There have been 1,974 cases among students since the beginning of the semester, and 44 employee cases. One student is i...

UI reports cases of COVID-19 continue to decline on campus

The Old Capitol building is seen on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019.

Rylee Wilson, News Editor

September 23, 2020

The University of Iowa is reporting 36 new self-reported cases of COVID-19 among students and 1 new employee case since Sept. 21, though cases in Johnson County are continuing to decline. In a campus-wide email sent Wednesday, the UI said case counts have plateaued.  “While we must remain vigilant, it should be acknowledged that, as a community, we have considerably slow...

University of Iowa reports 33 positive COVID-19 cases

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Rachel Schilke, News Editor

September 21, 2020

The University of Iowa is reporting new COVID-19 cases on campus. Since Sept. 18, 29 students and four employees have self-reported testing positive for the virus. There have been a total of 1,945 positive coronavirus cases on campus since the beginning of the semester, with 1,908 student case...

Iowa athletics department reports COVID-19 testing update

Kinnick Stadium is seen fom the north end zone at Iowa Football Media Day on Friday, August 9, 2019.

Robert Read, Pregame Editor

September 21, 2020

The University of Iowa athletics department announced Monday that it conducted 743 COVID-19 tests for the week of Sept. 14-20 and received seven positive tests and 736 negative tests. As part of Iowa's return to campus protocol, the department's testing began May 29 and has included athletes, coach...

Reynolds extends bar closures in Johnson, Story Counties until Sept. 27

Gov. Kim Reynolds speaks during the Condition of the State address at the Iowa State Capitol on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. Gov. Kim Reynolds discussed initiatives such as tax cuts, mental health funding, and workforce training.

Lauren White, Politics Reporter

September 18, 2020

Gov. Kim Reynolds extended the closure of bars in Johnson and Story Counties for another week and continued the Public Health Disaster Emergency in Iowa for another 30 days on Friday. On Aug. 27, Reynolds restricted bars in six Iowa counties after seeing a spike in coronavirus cases, mainly in pe...

University of Iowa reports 44 new cases of COVID-19 on campus.

The Old Capitol building is seen on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019.

Rachel Schilke and Rylee Wilson

September 18, 2020

The University of Iowa has reported updated COVID-19 case numbers on campus. Since Sept. 16, 43 students and 1 employee have self-reported a positive COVID-19 test result.  There have been 1,879 cases among students since the beginning of the semester, and 33 employee cases. There are no student...

University of Iowa reports 37 new COVID-19 cases

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Rachel Schilke, News Editor

September 16, 2020

The University of Iowa reported new COVID-19 cases, with 32 students and five employees self-reporting that they have tested positive for the virus since Sept. 14. This brings the total of self-reported student cases on campus to 1,836 since the beginning of the semester. In the UI’s COVID-...

Chances for another round of stimulus checks “practically nil,” Grassley says

U.S Senator Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks with the Daily Iowan staff after a visit to Mercy Hospital on July 2, 2019.

Caleb McCullough, Politics Editor

September 16, 2020

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Congress is unlikely to come to an agreement on another coronavirus stimulus bill before they adjourn in October as negotiations have again hit an impasse over the price tag of the legislation. “As of now, as I see it, two weeks before adjournment, it’s practi...

Meaning behind the UI students self-reporting COVID-19 tests

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Sabine Martin and Lillian Poulsen

September 15, 2020

University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students are expected to self-report positive or presumed positive COVID-19 tests to the university. These numbers are emailed three times each week to the UI community, to inform it of the current spread of coronavirus on campus. Johnson County case numbe...