Coronavirus-related deaths continue to decline in Wyoming despite a recent surge in cases amid the spread of the highly contagious Omicron variant.

The Wyoming Department of Health on Tuesday reported 13 more deaths, three less than a week ago.

The recently confirmed deaths involved the following individuals:

  • An adult Campbell County man died in December. He was hospitalized and was not known to have health conditions known to put patients at higher risk of severe illness.
  • An adult Fremont County woman died in December. She was hospitalized and had health conditions known to put patients at higher risk of severe illness.
  • An older adult Fremont County woman died in December. She was hospitalized and had health conditions known to put patients at higher risk of severe illness.
  • An older adult Hot Springs County woman died in December. She was hospitalized and had health conditions known to put patients at higher risk of severe illness.
  • An older adult Laramie County man died in January. He was hospitalized and had health conditions known to put patients at higher risk of severe illness.
  • An adult Laramie County woman died in December. She was hospitalized and had health conditions known to put patients at higher risk of severe illness.
  • An older adult Laramie County woman died in December. She was hospitalized and had health conditions known to put patients at higher risk of severe illness.
  • An older adult Natrona County man died in January. He had health conditions known to put patients at higher risk of severe illness.
  • An older adult Natrona County man died in December. He was hospitalized and was not known to have health conditions known to put patients at higher risk of severe illness.
  • Another older adult Natrona County man died in December. He was hospitalized and was not known to have health conditions known to put patients at higher risk of severe illness.
  • An adult Park County woman died in November. She had health conditions known to put patients at higher risk of severe illness.
  • An adult Sweetwater County woman died in January. She was hospitalized and had health conditions known to put patients at higher risk of severe illness.
  • An older adult Sweetwater County man died in December. He was hospitalized and had health conditions known to put patients at higher risk of severe illness.
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Among Wyoming residents, there have now been 102,915 lab-confirmed cases, 27,638 probable cases, and 1,601 COVID-related deaths since the pandemic began.

As of Tuesday, 176 Omicron cases had been detected in eight of the state's 23 counties -- 93 in Albany County, 50 in Laramie County, 11 each in Carbon and Fremont counties, four each in Goshen and Sheridan counties, two in Park County, and one in Johnson County.

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It should be noted that not all positive tests are tested for variants.

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