The Wyoming Department of Health on Tuesday reported 38 more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing the state's death toll to 1,174.

Among Wyoming residents, there have now been 81,337 lab-confirmed cases reported since the pandemic began, five percent (4,070) of which have been reported in the past 14 days.

On Tuesday, Wyoming hospitals reported they were treating 237 patients with COVID-19, down from an all-time high of 249 on Oct. 21.

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As of Monday, 39.5 percent of the state's population had been fully vaccinated, well below the national rate of 57.4 percent.


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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