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"Deep concern" over COVID-19 surge

Majority of cases and hospitalizations among unvaccinated Wyomingites


August 12, 2021

Wyoming will not be implementing a mask mandate in the classroom when the next school year begins, Governor Mark Gordon announced last week. The news came as the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) expressed anxiety over the ever-increasing spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19, which is thought to account for most new cases in this state.

“After months of relatively stable case numbers we have recently seen a sharp increase in most areas of the state,” said Dr. Alexia Harrist, state health officer, in a press release.

“We are deeply concerned. The Delta variant has really changed th...

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