Counties worry about resources as ambitions turn to ramping up COVID-19 vaccinations to the general public.
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.
Wyoming reached a critical point in its battle with COVID-19 this week as patient loads overwhelmed hospitals, healthcare workers and contact tracers, prompting the governor to announce plans to tighten health orders for the first time since spring.
Higher than usual turnout attributed to get-out-the-vote efforts, early voting and the state’s highest absentee voting in history.