Positives exceed peak summer

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Public health officials urge patience as vaccines slow

  • Gunnison County remains in Level Blue, but the number of positive cases has now exceeded figures seen during the peak of summer last year. More than half of the reported positive cases identified since the start of the pandemic have occured in the last six weeks.
    Gunnison County remains in Level Blue, but the number of positive cases has now exceeded figures seen during the peak of summer last year. More than half of the reported positive cases identified since the start of the pandemic have occured in the last six weeks.
Nearly all frontline health care workers, long-term care staff and residents have received the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, completing the first phase of allocations. But public health officials expressed frustration over the recent slowdown in the system, saying the current shipments aren’t enough to meet demand. “The vaccine at this point is coming in at very limited quantities; said…

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