"I didn't make this decision without extensive consideration of all factors but I am convinced this action is the best path forward given the ever-changing environment we currently face," Governor Tate Reeves wrote.
"I just didn't take it as serious as most young people should. You're never too safe to go and get vaccinated," said a 26-year-old COVID-19 patient.
The total number of unemployment claims has been steadily dropping since it topped 900,000 in January.
Amid fears of the Delta variant ruining the last hope people have for a fun year, hilarious memes on Twitter are comparing the dashed hopes to iconic takedowns.
Florida has been experiencing record-breaking daily COVID cases over the last month as the highly contagious Delta variant spreads across the U.S.
Kristen McMullen was transported to the intensive care unit shortly after giving birth to her daughter via emergency C-section.
The Delta variant continues to wreak havoc across the U.S. on Thursday as hospitals in several states run on critically low staff.
"More than a third of our cases of hospitalized children due to COVID-19 have required some form of critical care," said Dr. James Versalovic.
"Our single most important duty as festival hosts is to keep you and your music-loving peers safe festival weekend," the festival organizers said.
The Delta variant has been confirmed in five of the cases.
The prediction makes Southwest the second U.S. airline to temper expectations because of the Delta variant.
The specific death rate data for the Delta variant is hard to ascertain, due partly to the positive effects of the U.S. vaccine rollout.
"In many cases, kids are getting infected by their unvaccinated parents in the home," Holtz Children's Hospital's CMO Barry Gelman told Newsweek.
Major hospitals in several U.S. states are suffering from critical staff shortages as the Delta variant rages across the country.
"I'm going to have the courage to do what I know is right to protect our children," Governor Andy Beshear said on Tuesday.
The request has made "to replace expended state stores," but it wasn't clear how the ventilators would be allocated across the state.
A site shared in California prompted visitors to "Earn extra cash! Report unvaccinated Family, Friends & Neighbors (FFNs) anonymously online."
"Patients in the ICU are sicker and stay in the hospital longer than with prior surges, putting more strain on hospital resources," Dr. Desmar Walkes said.
"This is the highest number of patients Memorial has ever seen....There are only so many beds, so many doctors, only so many nurses," Chief Medical Officer Dr. Marc Napp said.
"They got caught up in a lot of the anti-vaccination propaganda," said the 42-year-old, whose mother, father and brother all died of COVID-19.
It's more transmissible, it may cause more severe illness, and it's the dominant U.S. strain. Where did Delta come from?
Health First officials said the presence of the refrigerated trailer outside Viera Hospital should "neither cause alarm nor speculation."
Florida has set new records for the number of COVID cases several times over the past month, as it attempts to tackle the highly contagious Delta variant.
The couple initially thought that they were suffering from the common cold before being transported to a local hospital with COVID.
Vaccine mandates are being slowly but surely introduced across state agencies as the U.S. grapples with the Delta variant.
Protesters shouted, "It's our body, our choice," outside the Children's Hospital Orange County and Providence St. Josephs Hospital.
"Masks are important so we can continue to enjoy in-person school and not have to hurt families and staff by this terrible virus," Lila Hartley wrote.
States are rushing to respond as the Delta COVID-19 variant spreads rapidly throughout the United States.
"It is isn't easy to swim against such a polluted current but here I am...May we all do what we feel in our hearts is right, unabashedly," the commentator wrote on Facebook.