Campbell County set a new record with 154 new, lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in the past 24 hours, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). This follows the news last night of 11 more deaths throughout the state that have been attributed to complications from the coronavirus, including an older adult woman from Campbell County who had been hospitalized and died earlier this month.
Currently, there have been 2,078 cumulative lab-confirmed cases in the county and 187 additional probables, which include 1,226 active cases. Of this total, 917 patients have recovered, including 845 lab-confirmed and 72 probables. Residents 18 and under account for the majority of these cases. So far, seven Campbell County residents have died due to complications related to the virus.
As of Wednesday morning, there have been 21,047 lab-confirmed cases in Wyoming along with an additional 3,406 probables. Of that total, 13,407 residents have recovered across the state. Thus far, 155 people have died of complications related to the coronavirus.
Of the 11 new deaths, all were listed as older adults many of whom had been hospitalized and/or living in resident treatment centers from Campbell, Carbon, Crook, Converse, Johnson, Natrona and Sheridan counties.
Due to the uptick in cases, WDH and Campbell County Public Health (CCPH) no longer have the resources to conduct contact tracing and instead are referring anyone who tests positive to follow the steps listed on WDH’s website.
The state is offering free at-home, saliva COVID-19 tests from Vault Health. For more information or to order one, see WDH.