Des Moines Register: Iowa continues to see more than twice as many coronavirus infections as the national average, White House experts warned state officials this week. “Community transmission has remained high across the state for the past month, with many preventable deaths,” said a White House coronavirus task force report to Iowa leaders. It said the state had the sixth-highest coronavirus transmission rate in the country last week. The weekly report, dated Oct. 4, was released today by the Iowa Department of Public Health.