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Iowa's top doctor explains why most county positivity rates dropped after Iowa fixed COVID-19 data glitch

Errors in the states COVID-19 reporting system has many wondering about its legitimacy.

DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa leaders announced earlier this week there were errors in the state's reporting system. 

Local 5's Rachel Droze sat down the state's top doctor, Dr. Caitlin Pediati, to learn what happened and how the mistake got fixed.

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