COVID-19 update

A COVID-19 vaccine is on the way.

The FDA gave emergency use authorization to a vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech.

FedEx has started the delivery process, thanks to Operation Warp Speed.

Healthcare professionals will be the first in line for the vaccine, which is great considering they are some of the most vulnerable workers.

This news comes the same day new cases hit a record 930 in Shelby County.

Below we check in on the local numbers. All data used comes from the Shelby County Health Department.

Shelby County

New cases, last 30 days
New cases
All cases
New and active cases, last 30 days
Daily and cumulative positivity rate
New cases and tests, logarithmic scale
Current cases and current hospitalizations
Current hospitalizations, last 30 days
Current hospitalizations, all reported dates
Acute Care staffed beds, current census and COVID-positive patients
ICU staffed beds, current census and COVID-positive patients
Deaths reported last 30 days
All deaths
Case fatality rate by demographics as of 11/25