Tyson shuts Columbus Junction pork plant after dozens of coronavirus cases reported
Cedar Rapids Gazette: Tyson Foods said Monday it had suspended operations at its Columbus Junction pork plant after more than two dozen cases of COVID-19 were reported among employees at that facility. “In an effort to minimize the impact on our overall production, we’re diverting the livestock supply originally scheduled for delivery to Columbus Junction to some of our other pork plants in the region,” the company’s CEO, CEO Noel White, said on its website. White said the Springdale, Ark., company is taking the temperature of workers at all locations before they enter the facilities.

University of Iowa joins trials for ‘most promising’ coronavirus treatment
Cedar Rapids Gazette: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics on Monday became the state’s first to participate in an international clinical trial for “the most promising drug available to treat COVID-19.” The trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of Remdesivir will involve hospitalized patients who agree to join the trial and are 12 and older and meet other criteria, according to a UI Health Care news release.

Auto insurance companies return $800 million in premiums because no one is driving
CNN Business: Two insurers ― Allstate and American Family Insurance ― announced Monday they will give back about $800 million to their auto insurance customers because people are driving far less during the coronavirus crisis. Allstate said it will refund about 15% of premiums paid by its customers in April and May, which comes to a total of about $600 million. American Family said it will give back about $50 per car that a household has insured with the company via a one-time payment. It said that will total about $200 million.

– For grocers, eggs are getting more expensive amid coronavirus (Wall Street Journal)