Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Year in review: COVID-19 roars back in second half of year

 

January 5, 2022

Ron Warnick

Lori Haden, a registered nurse at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari, gives a booster shot of the Moderna vaccine to a patient on Wednesday. The hospital administered 60 booster shots of the vaccine last week, and Haden said more booster vaccination events were planned for this week.

Mere weeks after state officials eased COVID-19 restrictions, the disease came roaring back during the second half of 2021 in the form of the fast-spreading Delta variant.

The numbers tell the grim tale in Quay County: More than 1,000 confirmed ca...



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