Gov. Kim Reynolds says Iowa’s meatpacking plants will stay open.
She warns shutting them down would be devastating for farmers and the food supply.
“At some point we’re going to be talking about euthanizing hogs and we’re not that far from it.”
On Monday, the state confirmed four new death and 257 new cases for a total of 3,100.
Woodbury County saw the biggest one day jump in cases of COVID-19. There are 32 new positives for a total of 75. More than a third are between the ages of 18 and 40.