April 19, 2021
Current COVID-19 Response Plan Level 3
Things of Note:
Cases went down from 10 to 3 on CRST this week, and no one has died. Keep wearing your mask and practicing all the CDC guidelines, including social distancing.
This is a very dangerous time for those who have not been vaccinated. The variants are more contagious that the first infections and, according to the AMA, surges in Michigan, Florida and other states have the whole country dreading a fourth surge in the pandemic. The disasters is particularly bad in India.
Vaccinations are underway for anyone living on CRST. You do not have to be a tribal member to get one. First shots given: 2,774. Second shots: 2,519. In South Dakota 43% of the population has received their first shot, and 31% are fully vaccinated. Nationwide 40% of the population has received one vaccine shot, and 26% have had the second shot. More than 919 million vaccine doses have been administered worldwide, equal to 12 doses for every 100 people. Cases are high and staying high in every state we track.
The New York Times