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COVID-19 Update for Friday, Feb. 18

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There have been 245 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Campbell County since last week, including 22 new Omicron variant cases, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced Friday.

The latest data, updated on Feb 18, brings the total number of lab-confirmed cases in Campbell County to 10,805, the number of probable cases to 1,156, and the number of recoveries to 11,740, per WDH.

As of Feb 18, there are 79 active lab-confirmed cases and 25 active probable cases of COVID-19 in Campbell County.

There have been 22 new deaths attributed to COVID-19 since the previous update. As of Feb. 18, 1,689 Wyoming residents have died from complications arising from COVID-19, 139 of whom resided in Campbell County.

Statewide, the number of lab-confirmed cases increased by 1,261 to 121,376 total and the number of probable cases has increased to 32,706 since Feb 11.

There are currently 807 active lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, 547 active probable cases, and have been a total of 151,439 recoveries in Wyoming.

As of Feb 14, the most recent vaccine data update, approximately 259,807 Wyoming residents, or 44.89 percent of the state population, were considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

(Wyoming Department of Health)

Approximately 74.2 percent of all Wyoming seniors over the age of 65, 53.7 percent of adults over the age of 18, 32 percent of adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17, and 11.6 percent of children between 5 and 11 were considered fully vaccinated, per WDH.

Statewide, there have been 24,423 breakthrough COVID-19 cases and 147 deaths among vaccinated residents.

Additionally, there have been 79,730 cases of COVID-19 among unvaccinated residents and 720 deaths, per WDH.

Campbell County continues to have the second-lowest vaccination rate in the state, behind Crook County, with 28.4 percent of the entire county population, roughly 13,156 residents, fully vaccinated, WDH says.

There have been 1,038 breakthrough cases of COVID-19 in Campbell County and 8 deaths among vaccinated residents.

Among unvaccinated residents in Campbell County, there have been 6,346 cases of COVID-19 and 64 deaths.

There have been 10,084 COVID-19 variant cases detected in the state, 1,104 of which were identified as the Omicron variant, per WDH.

As of Feb. 18, there have been 48 Omicron variant cases in Campbell County.

The Delta variant continues to be the most prominent COVID-19 variant identified in Wyoming with 7,798 cases statewide and 1,011 cases in Campbell County.

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

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.