4 COVID cases in vaccinated Easthampton residents | News
EASTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) — Concerns across Easthampton Monday night as five new cases of COVID-19 are reported in the city.
What has health officials on alert is that four of the five to come down with COVID-19 are vaccinated.
Western Mass News speaking with Mayor Nicole Lachapelle.
She tells us this uptick isn’t very surprising but it does mean everyone vaccinated or not needs to remain vigilant.
“You can’t walk by somebody without a mask and think oh they’re vaccinated they’re ok because you haven’t gotten vaccinated or you’re vaccinated and you think COVID-19 is done with me that is not the case, and it’s not going to be the case for a very long time,” Lachapelle said.
Lachapelle goes onto say that they will be watching this data closely and monitoring the rate of infection for the city.