The region is averaging 217 new cases and four new deaths per day over the last week, with 12.1% of tests coming back positive.
Our bodies are continuously responding to plenty of bacteria and other germs that inhabit indoor and outdoor environments.
The data indicates EMS clinicians are at higher overall risk of death, pandemic-related mortality and suicide than other professions.
According to the Physicians Foundation, doctors have the highest suicide rate of any other profession, averaging about 400 suicides each year.
Pfizer says that more interim results from its ongoing coronavirus vaccine study suggest the shots are 95% effective and that the vaccine protects older people most at risk of dying from COVID-19.
Scott Gordon, a 20-year member of Columbus Regional Health (IN), died Sunday after battling COVID-19, his employer said.
Allen (TX) Fire Chief Jonathan Boyd was a part of a vaccine trial with Moderna, which showed the vaccine as more than 94 percent effective.
A surge of coronavirus cases across the Cornhusker State is straining the state's private ambulance companies.
No decision has been made, but the consensus among many experts in the U.S. and globally is that healthcare workers should be first, said Sema Sgaier of the Surgo Foundation, a nonprofit group working on vaccine allocation issues.
U.S. health officials said a coronavirus vaccine would need to be at least 50% effective before they would consider approving it for use.