Wyoming’s COVID-19 Hospitalizations Continues to Decline; 34 Reported Today

Wyoming’s COVID-19 Hospitalizations Continues to Decline; 34 Reported Today

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.

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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.

Sweetwater County

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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