COVID-19 Update for Friday, Oct. 8

Wyoming has reached an unfortunate milestone in the fight with COVID-19. There have been 45 new deaths attributed to COVID-19 since the previous update Oct. 8.

That brings to number of Wyoming residents have died from complications arising from COVID-19 to 1,041, of which 85 of whom resided in Campbell County the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced Friday.

The latest data, updated on Oct. 8, brings the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Campbell County to 7,280, the number of probable cases to 825, and the number of recoveries to 7,316, per WDH.

As of Oct. 8, there are 51 new active lab-confirmed cases and 3 active probable cases of COVID-19 in Campbell County.

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Wyoming Department of Health

Statewide, the number of lab-confirmed cases increased by 2,222 to 76,144 and the number of probable cases has increased to 18,159 since Sept. 24.

There are currently 2,629 active lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, 1,201 active probable cases, and have been a total of 72,671 recoveries in Wyoming.

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The most recent vaccine data update, approximately 221,078 Wyoming residents, or 38.20 percent of the state population, were considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

As of Oct. 4, approximately 69.6 percent of all Wyoming seniors over the age of 65, 47.1 percent of adults over the age of 18, and 25.1 percent of adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17 were considered fully vaccinated, per WDH.

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Approximately 60.62 percent of all Campbell County seniors over the age of 65, 30.09 percent of adults over the age of 18, and 10.29 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 (21,64 percent), with only 22.86 percent of the entire county population, roughly 10,592 residents, fully vaccinated, WDH says.

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