Cedar Rapids Gazette: The number of University of Iowa students who have self-reported a positive COVID-19 test is now over 1,000 just one week and a few days into the fall semester. News of 220 more UI students with COVID-19 – bringing the total to 1,142 – and 16 total employees who’ve contracted the virus so far this term comes the same day hundreds of students, faculty, and staff pledged to call in sick to protest the university’s refusal to push all courses online.