WMC COVID Hospitalizations Double In the Last Week
The Wyoming Department of Health reported 46 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the statewide total to 49,686. No new cases were reported for Natrona County, leaving the current number of active cases in Natrona County at 25.
Two new deaths were reported by the Wyoming Department of Health, leaving the statewide death total at 712. Of these total deaths, 136 have occurred in Natrona County.
As of Thursday, there are 33 COVID-related hospitalizations in Wyoming, with 12 people currently housed at the Wyoming Medical Center in Natrona County. For reference, six people were hospitalized at the Wyoming Medical Center on May 6.
Currently 48,668 cases have recovered.
Kim Deti, a spokesperson for the Wyoming Department of Health, said that "Deaths among Wyoming residents are added to the state’s total based on official death certificate information and location of permanent residence. If death certificates do not describe COVID-19 as either causing or contributing to a death, those deaths are not included in the WDH count.