CHEYENNE — Wyoming ended the week with 21 COVID-19 related hospitalizations, according to the Wyoming Department of Health’s COVID-19 hospitalization report.
For the second week in a row, Wyoming has managed to keep its COVID-19 related numbers in the 20s.
Wyoming Medical Center (WMC) in Casper has the most hospitalizations with five patients, which is down from 10 patients last Friday. WMC has nine of its 20 Intensive Care Unit beds open. The Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC) has the next most with four hospitalizations, which is up by one from last week. The CRMC has 19 out of 25 ICU beds open.
WDH statistics show 46,397 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases, 45,340 case recoveries, and 682 deaths since the pandemic started in Wyoming. The state currently has 8,367 probable cases and 460 active cases.
The WDH reports Sweetwater County has had 3,683 lab-confirmed cases, 3,571 case recoveries, and 36 deaths since the start of the pandemic. There are currently 146 probable cases and 81 active cases.
The WDH’s March 5 hospitalization report shows Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County did not have any COVID-19 related hospitalizations and four of its nine ICU beds open.
The WDH reports three active cases in Sublette County. Sublette County has seen a total of 679 cases, 669 recoveries, and 7 deaths, since the pandemic began.
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