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There are 10 confirmed coronavirus cases among residents and staff at Regency Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Carroll, according to state officials.

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Another Carroll County resident has died after being infected by the new coronavirus, which is the ninth total death among area residents, according to Nicole Schwering, the county's public health director.

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Carroll County's infection rate keeps climbing and peaked again on Wednesday, with a total of 267 confirmed cases in the previous two weeks, according to state data.

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There have been about 100 more confirmed coronavirus cases in Carroll County in the past week, and the county has the eighth-highest test positivity rate in Iowa, according to state data.

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The rate of new confirmed coronavirus infections among Carroll County residents is half what it was a month ago, but the number of cases is still steadily increasing and topped 700 this week, according to state data.

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MANNING: Stand outside of Accura HealthCare on Monday and Wednesday afternoons and you can hear bits and pieces of talks between mothers and daughters whose contact has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Students will not be required to quarantine for 14 days after being in close contact with an infected fellow student if both were wearing face coverings when the potential exposure occurred, according to new guidelines state officials announced today.

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Carroll County's positive coronavirus cases jumped by 32 today, bringing the county's positivity rate up back into the range in which schools could request to go online, according to data from the state of Iowa.

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Carroll County's coronavirus test positivity rate has dropped below the threshold at which schools can request to go fully online, and there were just four Carroll Community students as of Monday night who currently were infected.

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People between the ages of 41 and 60 and children younger than 18 accounted for an abnormally large share of the number of new confirmed coronavirus cases in Carroll County when they began to surge in the last two weeks of August, according to county data.

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The number of Carroll Community students with active coronavirus infections has increased to 15, with another 164 students in quarantine at home because they might have been exposed, according to data the district published after school on Wednesday. One of the students hasn't attended in-pe…

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Carroll High School students will attend school on alternating days starting Wednesday due to the number of students who have been infected by the new coronavirus and those who have been quarantined because they were in close contact with someone infected, the district announced this afternoon.

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A little more than 5 percent of Carroll Community students were absent Tuesday on the first day of school — not including the 20 students who are quarantined at home because they might have been exposed to the new coronavirus.

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A spike in new coronavirus cases in Carroll County in the past week has propelled the county into the top 5 in the state for its positive test rate — a key metric that guides how schools will operate this fall.

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The number of new confirmed coronavirus cases in Carroll County has slowed in the past two weeks, with just 10 more reported in the past week, according to state data. The county’s total since March is now 192.

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Kuemper Catholic students will be required to wear face masks at school this fall to stem the spread of the new coronavirus, the parochial school announced today.

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The positivity rate of coronavirus tests will be the primary factor in deciding whether Iowa schools will hold in-person classes full or part time, or whether schools will temporarily switch to online learning, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Thursday.

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