See if Yankees are any smarter
Substantial portions of the rural/inner city North also lagging vaccination.
Covid rates currently low in most of it. Last year the curves outside the South didn’t really turn up until September.
The time is right now.
Re: Too late, it has already started, ...
Sixteen new cases in one day, I'm guessing going without masks at a church camp or camp meeting, from the sound of it, includes six kids some in the hospital in bad shape. They don't call it "novel" coronavirus for nothing, Even children, if they get a good snoot full of the Delta they will get good & sick, add a couple of co-morbidities and it gets serious fast.