COVID-19 hospitalizations at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center are starting to ramp back up.

The hospital had 25 COVID-19 patients on Monday, up from 18 the previous Monday, and the highest number since Christmas Eve of 2021.

According to a CRMC Facebook post, 15 of the 25 COVID-19 patients, or 60%, are not vaccinated. Three of the four patients in the ICU and three of the four on ventilators are also unvaccinated.

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Statewide, COVID-19 hospitalizations are also up. Wyoming hospitals had 98 COVID-19 patients on Monday, up from a recent low of 56 on Jan. 2.

According to the Wyoming COVID-19 Vaccine Breakthrough Dashboard, there have been 1,569 unvaccinated hospitalized cases and 286 vaccinated hospitalized cases since Jan. 1, 2021.

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Answers to 25 common COVID-19 vaccine questions

Vaccinations for COVID-19 began being administered in the U.S. on Dec. 14, 2020. The quick rollout came a little more than a year after the virus was first identified in November 2019. The impressive speed with which vaccines were developed has also left a lot of people with a lot of questions. The questions range from the practical—how will I get vaccinated?—to the scientific—how do these vaccines even work?

Keep reading to discover answers to 25 common COVID-19 vaccine questions.

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