CHEYENNE — According to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH), COVID-19 Coronavirus hospitalizations are at 31 today, which is the lowest number since October 3.
On October 2, 2020, there was 29 hospitalizations statewide, according to the WDH hospitalization report. The state’s peak was 247 hospitalizations on November 30.
Wyoming Medical Center in Casper has the most hospitalizations in the state with 12 patients. Cheyenne Regional Medical Center has consistently been among the top two hospitals in numbers of hospitalizations, however, they fell down to two patients today.
Campbell County Memorial Hospital and Sheridan Memorial Hospital both have three hospitalizations.
Among Wyoming residents, there have been 45,583 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases, 44,398 case recoveries, and 662 deaths since the start of the pandemic. The state currently has 8,100 probable cases and 609 active lab-confirmed cases.
Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County reported to the WDH that they have two current COVID-19 hospitalizations.
The WDH reports Sweetwater County has had 3,503 lab-confirmed cases, 3,425 case recoveries, and 34 deaths since the start of the pandemic. There are currently 142 probable cases and 49 lab-confirmed active cases.
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