COVID-19 Update for Sept. 8

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There have been 42 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 identified in Campbell County in the last 24 hours, including four new cases involving the Delta variant, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced Wednesday.

The latest data, updated on Sept. 8, brings the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Campbell County to 5,941 with 330 active lab-confirmed cases, 634 probable cases, and 5,550 recoveries, per WDH.

There have been no new COVID-19-related deaths reported since the previous update. So far, 879 Wyoming residents have died of complications arising from COVID-19, 71 of which have been in Campbell County, WDH says.

Statewide, the total number of active lab-confirmed cases increased by 441 to 64,991 since Sept. 7. There are currently 2,961 active lab-confirmed cases, 14,306 probable cases, and 61,289 recoveries.

As of Sept. 7, approximately 207,804 Wyoming residents, or 35.91 percent of the state’s population, were considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Approximately 68.2 percent of all Wyoming seniors over the age of 65, 44.6 percent of adults over the age of 18, and 20.3 percent of adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17 were considered fully vaccinated, per WDH.

Campbell County, per WDH data, continues to have the second-lowest vaccination rate in the state, behind Crook County, with only 20.5 percent of the entire population, roughly 9,500 residents, considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

There have been 2,747 COVID-19 variant cases detected in the state, WDH says. The Delta variant remains the prominent strain of all COVID-19 variants detected in Wyoming with 1,499 total cases confirmed as of Sept. 8, per WDH.

In Campbell County, 171 Delta variant cases have been detected thus far.

For more information, please visit the WDH COVID-19 Dashboard