CHEYENNE — More than 100 COVID-19 Coronavirus related hospitalizations have been reported by Wyoming hospitals, according to the Wyoming Department of Health’s (WDH) October 26 hospitalization report.
The October 26 report shows Wyoming has 102 COVID-19 related hospitalizations and the October 25 report showed Wyoming had 104 COVID-19 related hospitalizations.
The hospitalization report also shows the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County hasn’t reported any COVID-19 related hospitalizations today.
Wyoming Medical Center is reporting the highest COVID-19 related hospitalizations with 30, followed by the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center with 20.
The state currently has 9,783 COVID-19 positive cases with 6,552 positive case recoveries for a total of 3,231 active cases, 1,694 probable cases with 1,123 probable recoveries and 77 deaths. Nine more deaths were reported today. So far, 316,511 COVID-19 tests have been completed.
Since Friday, Wyoming has seen an increase of 865 COVID-19 positive cases, 272 positive case recoveries, 593 active cases, 67 probable cases with 46 probable recoveries and nine deaths. During that same time frame, 13,428 tests have been completed.
As for Intensive Care Unit (ICU) bed availability, the MHSC currently has three out of nine beds available. The Wyoming Medical Center has three out of 14 ICU beds available, while Cheyenne Medical Regional Center has four out of 15 open and Campbell County Memorial Hospital has one out of seven beds available.
Sweetwater County currently has 452 positive cases with 391 recoveries, 61 active cases, 24 probable cases, and two deaths.
Since Friday, the county saw an increase of 24 COVID-19 positive cases, 17 recoveries, and seven active cases and one probable case, while deaths remained the same. So far, the county has completed 14,781 tests.
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