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.
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Wyoming continued its slow vaccination rollout as a crowd gathered in Cheyenne to protest health orders.
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.
The moral test of government has come to a head in Wyoming, Dodson writes, as budget cuts hit children, elderly and the needy the hardest.