Ames and other towns across Iowa are putting proactive measures in place to quell the spread of COVID-19. Disruptions to school, work, and major public gatherings are already manifesting and it’s important to stay up to date on what’s happening in the Ames, IA community.

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Iowa COVID-19 Cases

Iowa New Coronavirus Cases:
Iowa Total Coronavirus Cases: 1,058,274
Iowa New Coronavirus Deaths:
Iowa Total Coronavirus Deaths: 10,797
U.S. New Coronavirus Cases: 1,648
U.S. Total Coronavirus Cases: 107,184,620
U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 8
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,166,662
Last updated June 10, 2023
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Coronavirus News for Ames

COVID-19: How Cases in the Ames, IA Metro Area Compare to Other Major Metros

The Ames, IA metro area consists of Story County and Boone County. As of Mar. 30, there were 10,130.5 confirmed cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 Ames residents, 9.2% higher than the national rate. More info »

24/7 Wall St - 03/31/2021 02:50pm

COVID-19: Ames, IA Metro Area Among the Safest in America

The Ames, IA metro area consists of Story County and Boone County. As of June 1, there were 20,893.5 confirmed cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 Ames residents, the 45th lowest rate of all 383 metro ... More info »

24/7 Wall St - 06/02/2022 12:40pm

Expanded small town poll to focus on rural Iowa’s growing diversity

AMES, Iowa – The latest version of a once-a-decade Iowa State University poll will survey rural Iowans about quality-of-life issues and how small town residents can come together as one community to ... More info » - 09/20/2023 01:59am

Republican candidates descend on Ames ahead of Cy-Hawk game

Saturday's football game between the Iowa Hawkeyes and Iowa State Cyclones was a magnet for Republican presidential candidates, including former President Donald Trump. More info »

The Gazette - 09/09/2023 11:47am

At Iowa’s Biggest Game, Football and Politics Collide

Two ardent rivals faced off Saturday. Thousands of fans cheered and jeered from the sidelines. Tension and hope, celebration and outrage all around. There was also a college football game. The event ... More info »

YAHOO!News - 09/10/2023 02:57am

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