Wyoming COVID-19 Hospitalizations Drop below 90 for First Time since October

Wyoming COVID-19 Hospitalizations Drop below 90 for First Time since October

CHEYENNE — According to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) hospitalization report, the number of COVID-19 Coronavirus hospitalizations in Wyoming were at 89 on Thursday, January 14. On Sunday, hospitalizations were at 97.

The last time Wyoming’s COVID-19 hospitalizations were below 90 was on October 23 with 83 hospitalizations. On January 13, hospitalizations fell to 82 before rising back to 89 on January 14.

As of January 14, which was when the WDH’s report was last updated, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center had the most hospitalizations with 22 patients, following by Wyoming Medical Center in Casper with 12 patients.

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St. John’s Medical Center in Jackson had 10 patients on January 14, Cody Regional Health and Campbell County Memorial Hospital both had eight patients, and Sheridan Memorial Hospital had seven patients.

Thirty-three deaths were confirmed by the WDH this week, bringing the state’s coronavirus-related death total to 522.

This graph shows the trend of COVID-19 hospitalizations throughout Wyoming since the start of the pandemic. WDH photo

Wyoming has 1,913 active cases, compared to 2,039 on Monday. Among Wyoming residents, there have been 41,773 lab-confirmed cases and 39,860 case recoveries since the start of the pandemic. There are currently 7,136 probable cases.

Sweetwater County

According to the WDH, Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County had five COVID-19 hospitalizations as of January 14. They reported that MHSC had two out of nine Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds available.

The WDH confirmed one additional coronavirus-related death this week in Sweetwater County, bringing the county’s total to 26 deaths.

According to the WDH, Sweetwater County has had 3,136 lab-confirmed cases and 3,018 case recoveries, 94 active cases and 126 probable cases.

Sublette County

The WDH reports one new COVID-19 case in Sublette County today. Sublette County has 13 active cases, with 613 recoveries, and 7 deaths, for a total of 633 cases since the pandemic began.