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on April 21, 2020

National Guard to help with COVID-19 testing at meat plants

Iowa governor says 250 members of National Guard have been moved to full-time duty to help the meat industry deal with the COVID-19 pandemic

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said 250 National Guard members have been moved to full-time duty, and she said some of those people are expected to assist with COVID-19 testing at meat packing plants in Iowa.

Iowa has been a hotspot for COVID-19 cases, with a substantial percentage of its cases…

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