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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 132765.015 Event: 01/04/2021Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
An employee was working for a volunteer fire department. She was working in a fi refighting occupation. On December 28, 2020, she received her first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. On January 3, 2021, while she was at home, she began e xperiencing the symptoms of a stroke. She was taken to the hospital by ambulance . A COVID-19 test was done at the hospital. The results were positive. The emplo yee was diagnosed in the emergency room (ER) with COVID-related pneumonia in bot h lungs. The employee was not symptomatic for COVID-19. She was tested when she was taken to the hospital. At 7:15 a.m. on January 4, 2021, she died. The death certificate listed COVID-19 as the cause of death.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1512015.015 Fatality Firefighting occupations

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