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Gov. Branstad extends bird flu disaster proclamation through July 1

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -
Gov. Terry Branstad is extending the State of Disaster Emergency in response to the avian flu outbreak until July 1st.

The latest report showed Iowa had 68 cases of the disease, affecting birds in 18 counties:  Buena Vista, Sac, Osceola, Sioux, O'Brien, Kossuth, Clay, Pocahontas, Cherokee, Madison, Wright, Palo Alto, Lyon, Plymouth, Calhoun, Adair, Webster and Hamilton.

The governor's original disaster declaration was set to expire Sunday, May 31st.

You can read the proclamation here.

You can read what this proclamation does here.
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