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People wearing masks amid the Covid-19 pandemic are pictured on October 24, 2020 in downtown El Paso, Texas.
About 43,000 Texans have died from Covid-19, against a national total death toll of 517,000, by far the world’s highest.
When the restrictions are lifted, Texas will become the most populous US state that does not require residents to wear face coverings.
When receiving her jab, the country music legend broke into an adaption of one of her biggest hits, Jolene, singing: “Vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, I’m begging of you, please don’t hesitate.
Vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, because once you’re dead, then that’s a bit too late.” Although Parton made jokes in the video showing her getting vaccinated, her appearance also had a serious aim: combatting vaccine hesitancy, which is thought to be a serious problem in the US.