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As coronavirus cases rise again, not even Colorado’s most-vaccinated counties have been spared. Here’s why.

State and local health officials have had a mixed response to new federal guidance urging vaccinated people to start wearing masks again

John Ingold
The Colorado Sun
Jack Reed, 13, receives his first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine by Dr. David Wahl, who is retired but came to help with the vaccination clinic, on May 13 at Vail Health Hospital in Vail.
Chris Dillmann/cdillmann@vaildaily.com

As you rub your neck from the public-health whiplash that occurred this week when federal officials recommended that many people vaccinated against the coronavirus go back to wearing masks, consider this dizzying detail:

Residents of some of the most-vaccinated counties in Colorado — the places that state officials have lauded as doing the best job in working to stop the virus — are now being urged to resume donning that most prominent of pandemic precautions. Residents of some of the least-vaccinated counties in Colorado are not.

This seemingly incongruous scenario is due to the pandemic taking yet another surprising turn in Colorado.



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