Iowa reports more than 2,000 new virus cases

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DES MOINES (Associated Press) – Iowa is reporting more than 2,000 new cases of COVID-19. The state announced another 2,369 confirmed cases Saturday.

There have been more than 242,000 confirmed cases of the virus since the pandemic first hit Iowa. At least 2,665 people have died, including 62 more deaths reported by the state Saturday.

One Sioux City, Iowa church has been hit particularly hard. Reports say that 18 members of Morningside Lutheran Church have died from COVID-19. 

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. The Associated Press contributed to this report. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

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