Delta variant causing surge of new cases
County records ten new confirmed cases in last week
August 5, 2021
Crook is among the counties nationwide in which the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is once again recommending everyone should wear a mask indoors, regardless of vaccination status. The new guidance also recommends that students, teachers and staff in K-12 schools return to wearing masks.
The guidance is based on community transmission of COVID-19. In Crook County, as for most of Wyoming, this has recently been upgraded to “high,” which is the most concerning level of transmission on the CDC’s ranking system.
Only four Wyoming counties currently have a lower status: Johnson, which i...