COVID UPDATE: Saturday, Jan. 16, Active Washakie County Cases: 22
January 14, 2021
As of 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, the number of laboratory-confirmed coronavirus cases seen since the disease was first diagnosed in the state in mid-March stood at 41,917, an increase of 144 cases over yesterday's 41,733.
The number of active coronavirus cases in the state was 1,809, a decrease of 76 cases from yesterday's 1,885.
Natrona County had 26 new confirmed cases; Laramie County had 20; Sheridan County had 14; both Sweetwater and Uinta counties had 13 new cases; Goshen County had 11; Teton County had nine; Fremont County had eight; Hot Springs County had six; Campbell County had five; Albany and Park counties each had four; Big Horn County and Lincoln County each had three; Sublette and Washakie counties reported two new cases each; Converse and Johnson counties reported one.
The Health Department showed a decrease of one case in Niobrara County. Carbon, Crook, Platte and Weston counties had no new cases.
1/16/21 (Weekday updates at 3 p.m. Weekend/holiday updates at 9 a.m.)
Cumulative Cases by County
Albany: 3,311 (341)
Big Horn: 767 (148)
Campbell: 4,029 (429)
Carbon: 1,010 (78)
Converse: 522 (363)
Crook: 368 (31)
Fremont: 3,665 (574)
Goshen: 987 (89)
Hot Springs: 235 (79)
Johnson: 358 (224)
Laramie: 6,575 (1,153)
Lincoln: 908 (144)
Natrona: 5,376 (1,695)
Niobrara: 62 (83)
Park: 2,254 (146)
Platte: 338 (178)
Sheridan: 2,241 (522)
Sublette: 529 (105)
Sweetwater: 3,149 (131)
Teton: 2,539 (75)
Uinta: 1,512 (301)
Washakie: 665 (177)
Weston: 517 (85)
(First number is lab-confirmed cases; second is probable cases. Probable cases had positive antigen tests or are close contacts of lab-confirmed cases with COVID-19 symptoms).
There have been 39,860 recoveries in lab-confirmed cases and 6,642 probable cases.
The state's mask mandate runs through January 25.
As of Thursday, there are no COVID-19 patients hospitalized at Washakie Medical Center. According to the WDH there are 2 COVID patients at Powell Valley Healthcare, 8 at Cody Regional, no patients in Hot Springs, none at South Big Horn County Hospital and one at North Big Horn Hospital.
The governor implemented new orders as of Jan. 9, these orders were modified to allow for restaurants and bars to stay open until 5 a.m. again. They are in effect through Jan. 25. They can be found at wyodaily.com under the COVID-19 tab.
Learn more about coronavirus disease 2019 from the Centers from Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
(CDC information includes prevention strategies, case counts, frequently asked questions and answers, travel guidance.)
If you are sick, please contact your healthcare provider. Wyoming residents with general questions about COVID-19 may send an email to [email protected]
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