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Active cases continue to soar

“Pandemic of the unvaccinated” sees steep increase in hospitalizations

Officials are continuing to urge people who have not yet been vaccinated to book a first shot as COVID-19 continues its steady spread across Wyoming during this second wave of infections. According to the Wyoming Department of Health, the vast majority of new cases and hospitalizations are among those who have not been fully vaccinated.

“We continue to see a rise in cases driven by the more transmissible Delta variant, with cases concentrated in communities with lower vaccination rates,” said Jeff Zients, the head of the President’s COVID-19 team, during a press briefing last week.

“So this re...

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