CHEYENNE — According to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH), COVID-19 Coronavirus hospitalizations are at 34 today, according to the WDH hospitalization report.
Hospitalizations fell to 32 on February 9, but before then, Wyoming had not seen a hospitalization report in the 30s since October 4 when there was 32 hospitalizations.
The state’s peak was 247 hospitalizations on November 30. One month ago today, there were 84 hospitalizations.
Wyoming Medical Center in Casper has the most hospitalizations in the state with 14 patients. Cheyenne Regional Medical Center has eight hospitalizations. The rest of the hospitals with COVID-19 patients have two or fewer patients.
Fifteen coronavirus-related deaths were confirmed today by the WDH, bringing the state’s COVID-19 deaths total to 662.
Among Wyoming residents, there have been 45,387 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases, and 44,250 case recoveries since the start of the pandemic. The state currently has 7,964 probable cases and 562 active lab-confirmed cases. On Sunday, February 14, the state had 634 active 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 3,469 lab-confirmed cases, 3,395 case recoveries, and 34 deaths since the start of the pandemic. There are currently 140 probable cases and 45 lab-confirmed active cases.
Sweetwater County has seen just 12 new cases since Friday.
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