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STATE UPDATE: Friday, November 27, COVID case count at 27597, 4176 probable, 21700 recovered

 

November 26, 2020

More than 1,500 recoveries from COVID-19 were reported by the Wyoming Department of Health on Friday, Nov. 27.

There was no report on Thursday from the WDH so increases are over two days.

Washakie County had 20 new cases to bring its total to 341 with an additional 74 probable cases. There are 154 active COVID-19 lab-confirmed cases as of Friday.

Park County had 29 new cases. They currently have 227 active lab-confirmed cases. Big Horn County had 16 new cases reported Friday. They have 77 active lab-confirmed cases. Hot Springs County had just two cases reported since Wednesday. They have 72 active cases as of Friday.

There are currently 25,597 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state with 4,176 probable cases.

Cumulative Cases by County

(First number is laboratory-confirmed cases; second is probable cases. Probable cases are close contacts of lab-confirmed cases with COVID-19 symptoms or those with a positive antigen test).

Albany: 2,814 (239)

Big Horn: 439 (49)

Campbell: 2,699 (243)

Carbon: 621 (54)

Converse: 387 (204)

Crook: 277 (22)

Fremont: 2,873 (383)

Goshen: 603 (59)

Hot Springs: 136 (12)

Johnson: 211 (99)

Laramie: 4,040 (729)

Lincoln: 550 (80)

Natrona: 3,921 (848)

Niobrara: 47 (70)

Park: 1,152 (116)

Platte: 214 (106)

Sheridan: 1,576 (305)

Sublette: 333 (93)

Sweetwater: 1,694 (80)

Teton: 1,497 (50)

Uinta: 847 (190)

Washakie: 341 (74)

Weston: 325 (71)

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County mask orders have been requested and approved for the following counties: Teton, Laramie, Albany, Natrona, Sweetwater, Sheridan, Park, Lincoln, Goshen, Sublette, Hot Springs, Carbon, Washakie, Uinta, Converse.

Washakie County's order goes through Dec. 4.

There are three COVID-19 patients hospitalized at Washakie Medical Center. According to the WDH there is one COVID patient at Powell Valley Healthcare, 2 at Cody Regional and no COVID patients in Hot Springs or Big Horn counties. There are 74 hospitalized in Casper at Banner Health Wyoming Medical Center and 50 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center.

The Northern Wyoming News has learned two Worland residents are in ICU in Billings hospitals. One of those is now recovering at home as of Friday.

The governor implemented new orders as of Nov. 24, These orders were modified to restrict gathering sizes both indoors and outdoors.

For full stats go to https://health.wyo.gov/publichealth/infectious-disease-epidemiology-unit/disease/novel-coronavirus/covid-19-map-and-statistics/

Helpful Links

General Information

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.)

Questions?

If you are sick, please contact your healthcare provider. Wyoming residents with general questions about COVID-19 may send an email to [email protected]

Public health nurses can be a helpful source of information. Learn how to contact Wyoming's public health nursing county offices.

 
 

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