Iowa has started reporting the COVID-19 deaths of people who were diagnosed with the virus but not tested.
With many schools forced to shift to remote learning because of the pandemic, more working parents than ever have been left scrambling to find child care for youngsters who used to be in class.
When Tyson turned down testing at its plant in Madison, local leaders turned to public pressure and political influence to sway the company.
Cases have leveled off or dipped slightly in Nebraska and Douglas County, but regions including Kearney, North Platte and Sarpy County are now wrestling with sudden spikes.
The fastest-spreading outbreak of the past three weeks has been at Oakland Manor in Pottawattamie County, which went from zero infections 22 days ago to 50 on Wednesday.