Two Campbell County residents are among the 23 additional Wyoming residents to have died of complications related to COVID-19, according to a Feb. 9 release from the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
This brings the total number of statewide deaths to 647, including 57 residents from Campbell County.
The two Campbell County men died in late January and early February and were classified as adults or older adults who had been either been hospitalized both in state and out-of-state, respectively.
The other Wyoming residents were likewise adults, or older adults, who were residents of long-term care facilities or hospitalized throughout Converse, Crook, Fremont, Goshen, Laramie, Natrona, Park, Sheridan, Sweetwater, and Teton counties.
Deaths among Wyoming residents are determined based on official death certificate information, WDH said, adding that if a death certificate does not describe COVID-19 as either causing or contributing to a person’s death, those deaths are not included in Wyoming’s count.
As of Tuesday afternoon, there have been 45,056 lab-confirmed cases in the state since the onset of the pandemic with an additional 7,774 probables, per WDH data. Of those, 43,863 lab-confirmed cases and 7,523 probables have since recovered.
In Campbell County, there are currently 29 active lab-confirmed cases, with no new cases reported in the past 24 hours, marking a steep decline both in the county and statewide. To date, there have been 4,175 lab-confirmed cases, 469 probables, and 4,554 total recoveries.