Iowa could reach coronavirus peak in 2-3 weeks
Cedar Rapids Gazette: The spread of novel coronavirus is on a trajectory to peak in Iowa during the next two to three weeks, a state public health official said Sunday. However, the official, Sarah Reisetter, deputy director of the Iowa Department of Public Health, cautioned that projection could change in the coming days and weeks.

COVID-19 has suspended bottle returns; grocers want to make that permanent
Iowa Capital Dispatch: Iowa grocers hope a temporary reprieve from accepting empty beverage cans and bottles from customers will become permanent, the head of their association acknowledged. But in case that doesn’t happen, grocers and convenience stores in the Iowa Grocery Industry Association also have petitioned the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to change how the so-called bottle bill is enforced. And they continue to support proposed legislation to scrap or overhaul the bottle bill with its familiar nickel per container deposit. The association includes 1,400 locations.

Trump extends social distancing guidelines through end of April
New York Times: President Donald Trump retreated Sunday from his desire to relax coronavirus guidelines by Easter, announcing instead that all Americans must continue to avoid nonessential travel, going to work, eating at bars and restaurants, or gathering in groups of more than 10 for at least another month and perhaps until June.

Truckers restock stores faster as coronavirus keeps traffic light
Forbes: Trucking companies are making heroic efforts to keep store shelves stocked with toilet paper, food and cleaning supplies that have run low amid panic-buying spurred by the coronavirus pandemic, a task made easier by lighter-than-usual highway traffic. On the downside, the availability of showers and sanitizing products for drivers at truck stops is a problem. 

– 2 cases of COVID-19 confirmed at Iowa Veterans Home (Marshalltown Times-Republican)
– J&J, U.S. government plan 1 billion doses of coronavirus vaccine (Reuters)
– Facebook commits $100 million to support news media hurt by virus crisis (Reuters)
– Wall Street gains as investors weigh stimulus against shutdown (Reuters)