COVID-19 Update for Tuesday, Sept. 21

There have been 224 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 identified in Campbell County, including 20 new cases involving the Delta variant, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced Tuesday.

The latest data, updated on Sept. 21, brings the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Campbell County to 6,578 and the number of probable cases to 708.

There have been 37 new deaths attributed to COVID-9 since the previous update, none of which occurred in Campbell County.

As of Sept. 21, 955 Wyoming residents have died from complications arising from COVID-19, 74 of whom resided in Campbell County.

As of Sept. 21, there are 389 active lab-confirmed cases and 54 active probable cases of COVID-19 in Campbell County.

Statewide, the total number of lab-confirmed cases increased by 1,660 to 69,999 and the number of probable cases has increased to 16,053 since Sept. 17.

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There are currently 2,758 active lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 1,228 probable cases in Wyoming.

As of Sept. 20, the date of the most recent vaccine number update, approximately 214,672 Wyoming residents, or 37.09 percent of the state population, were considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Approximately 68.9 percent of all Wyoming seniors over the age of 65, 45.9 percent of adults over the age of 18, and 23 percent of adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17 were considered fully vaccinated, per WDH.

Campbell County continues to have the second-lowest vaccination rate in the state, behind Crook County, with only 21.64 percent of the entire county population, roughly 10,030 residents, fully vaccinated, WDH says.

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There have been 3,200 COVID-19 variant cases in the state, 1,943 of which were identified as the Delta variant, which continues to be the most prominent variant strain identified in Wyoming, per WDH.

In Campbell County, 228 cases of the Delta variant have been identified.

 

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

 

Editors note: this update incorrectly stated the number of recoveries in Campbell County and in Wyoming. The incorrect information has since been removed.