Gov. Gordon extends mask mandate as UK variant appears in Teton County and healthcare providers struggle with high vaccine demand.
Vaccinations pick up speed as COVID-19-related deaths surpass 500 and active cases rise. Many participants in Legislature’s opening day don’t wear masks.
The number of active COVID-19 cases in Wyoming continued to decline thorough the holidays but state announced a record number of deaths, while a more contagious strain of the virus appeared in neighboring Colorado.
The first COVID-19 vaccines are administered in Wyoming as active cases continue to drop. Compliance and enforcement of recent orders, meanwhile, prove to be spotty.
Politics and personal views are driving inconsistent cooperation with state health orders among law enforcement, local officials and business leaders.