Wyoming’s Health Orders Continued; Masks In Schools Must Still Be Worn

The Wyoming Department of Health announced Mask use and physical distancing requirements in schools will remain in place.

Ellen Fike

April 28, 20211 min read

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(Cowboy State Daily Staff)

The state’s final two remaining coronavirus health orders will be continued for at least two more weeks, the Wyoming Department of Health announced Wednesday.

, as will rules limiting attendance at large indoor events to 50% of a venue’s capacity and imposing specific mask rules.

The WDH recommended masks in indoor public places when common-sense physical distancing can’t be maintained among people who don’t live in the same household.

Estimates show nearly 25% of Wyoming’s population has been fully vaccinated against coronavirus so far, including 32% of adults 18 and over and more than 55% of adults 65 and over.

Wyoming has around 400 active cases of the coronavirus as of Tuesday and has seen just over 700 deaths.

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