Wyoming Reports 25 More COVID-19 Deaths as Toll Nears 600
The Wyoming Department of Health on Tuesday reported 25 more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing the state's death toll to 596.
Agency spokeswoman Kim Deti says the recent deaths involved individuals in Big Horn, Campbell, Carbon, Fremont, Laramie, Natrona, Park, Platte, Sheridan, Sweetwater and Teton counties.
Deti says 11 of the individuals lived in long-term care facilities, and 18 of the 25 were hospitalized. She says it’s unclear whether two of the individuals had health conditions recognized as putting patients at higher risk of serious illness related to COVID-19, but the rest did.
Among Wyoming residents, there have now been 43,651 lab-confirmed cases and 7,501 probable cases reported since the pandemic began. Of those cases, 42,079 lab-confirmed cases and 7,189 probable cases have recovered.