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DPH: Covid cases increase over holidays; community members should stay vigilant
This May 4, 2020, file photo provided by the University of Maryland School of Medicine, shows the first patient enrolled in Pfizer's COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine clinical trial at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. On Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, Pfizer said an early peek at its vaccine data suggests the shots may be 90% effective at preventing COVID-19. (Courtesy of University of Maryland School of Medicine via AP, File)
Following the Christmas weekend, Covid-19 cases are on the rise and Dawson County has the highest per capita Covid-19 infection rate, according to releases by the District 2 Public Health (DPH) and by Dawson County Fire and Emergency Services.