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Packed Minivans Line Up for Covid Tests in Utah as Children Fall Sick

  • Summer camp outbreaks spread in Utah among the unvaccinated
  • Church and state officials have imposed minimal restrictions
Vehicles wait in line to enter a Covid-19 testing site in American Fork.
Vehicles wait in line to enter a Covid-19 testing site in American Fork.Photographer: Kim Raff/Bloomberg

A steady stream of vehicles flowed through the Covid-19 testing site in American Fork, Utah, a town in the youngest county of the state that has the youngest population in the U.S. On this recent Friday, many were minivans packed with children.

Just around the corner, a vaccination site sat empty, closed for lack of demand.