Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE announced on Nov. 18 that Phase 3 of the mRNA-based Covid-19 vaccine candidate, BNT 162b2, met all the mandates of an effective vaccine. According to Pfizer Inc.’s official website, trials show that the vaccine is 95% effective against Covid-19 in patients that have been and have not been affected by the virus.
Local and statewide COVID cases and fatalities have continued to rise in previous weeks. According to Titus County Judge Brian Lee, the county has reached 1,925 cumulative cases, with 159 active cases of the virus. Since March, 41 Titus County residents have succumbed to the virus.
Every restaurant in Mount Pleasant has now received their second health inspection of the year, and the results have been released. A vast majority of establishments received A’s, some received B’s, and only two received D’s.
TYLER, Texas, Nov. 23, 2020 – Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is actively preparing for the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccination once it’s approved and available for distribution.
A floating boat dock was installed at Bob Sandlin Thursday Nov. 19. The dock was installed at Highway 21 Bridge South in Camp County and is now available for the public to use. This new addition will allow those that are handicap or injured to walk across the flooring of the ramp and step into the boat because it changes level with the water. This causes there to be no strain on the body when trying to lift themselves or someone else to the boat.