Two more Iowa coronavirus deaths confirmed, both in Linn County
Cedar Rapids Gazette: Two more deaths related to the novel coronavirus in Iowa were confirmed Thursday by state public health officials. The new deaths were both in Linn County, and were older patients, between the ages of 61 and 80. That brings the total coronavirus-related deaths in Iowa to 11 since it first appeared here in early March. The state also reported 66 new confirmed cases of the virus, bringing the state’s total to 614 cases.

House committee to exercise oversight of pandemic response
CNN: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi today announced the creation of a new bipartisan House select committee on the coronavirus crisis that will exercise oversight of the federal response to the pandemic and be chaired by Majority Whip Jim Clyburn. Pelosi told reporters on a conference call that the committee’s immediate focus will be on “the here and now,” not the Trump administration’s initial response to the pandemic, though she said there will come a time when such a review will be appropriate.

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