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COVID-19 Update for Tuesday, Jan. 18

There have been 311 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Campbell County since Jan. 13, including 14 new cases involving the Delta variant, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced Tuesday.

The remain no cases of the Omicron variant in Campbell County. There has been a total of 176 cases of the Omicron variant statewide, 93 of which have been reported in Albany County, per WDH.

The latest data, updated on Jan. 18, brings the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Campbell County to 9,310, the number of probable cases to 1,004, and the number of recoveries to 9,819, per WDH.

As of Jan. 18, there are 353 active lab-confirmed cases and 10 active probable cases of COVID-19 in Campbell County.

There have been 13 new deaths attributed to COVID-19 since the previous update Jan. 13. As of Jan. 18, 1,601 Wyoming residents have died from complications arising from COVID-19, 131 of whom resided in Campbell County.

Statewide, the number of lab-confirmed cases increased by 5,170 to 102,915 and the number of probable cases has increased to 27,638 since Jan. 13.

There are currently 4,926 active lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, 988 active probable cases, and have been a total of 122,311 recoveries in Wyoming.

As of Jan. 17, the most recent vaccine data update, approximately 255,37 Wyoming residents, or 44.12 percent of the state population, were considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Approximately 73.9 percent of all Wyoming seniors over the age of 65, 53.0 percent of adults over the age of 18, and 31.0 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 (25.57 percent), with 27.87 percent of the entire county population, roughly 12,914 residents, fully vaccinated, WDH says.

There have been 8,972 COVID-19 variant cases detected in the state, 7,614 of which were identified as the Delta variant, which continues to be the most prominent variant strain in Wyoming, per WDH.

In Campbell County, there have been a total of 982 cases of the Delta variant identified, per the WDH.

(Wyoming Department of Health)

The Wyoming Department of Health provides COVID-19 case, variant, death, testing, hospital and vaccine data online. The department also shares information about how the data can be interpreted. COVID-19 safety recommendations are available from the CDC.


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