STATE UPDATE: Sunday, November 29, COVID case count at 28252, 4252 probable, 23022 recovered

 

November 26, 2020

Sunday saw an increase of 515 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases, 61 new probable cases in the state and 224 lab-confirmed and probable recoveries around the state.

The state total lab-confirmed cases, according to the Wyoming Department of Health, was at 28,252. Per the WDH, 19977 active lab-confirmed cases have recovered and 3,045 probable cases have recovered.

Washakie County saw an increase of 10 to 352 with an additional 76 probable cases (up one from Saturday) There are 158 active COVID-19 lab-confirmed cases as of Sunday, an increase of 10 from Saturday.

Park County had 15 new cases reported on Sunday . They currently have 200 active lab-confirmed cases. Big Horn County had 5 new cases reported Sunday. They have 62 active lab-confirmed cases. Hot Springs County did not have any new cases reported for the second day in a row. They have 69 active cases as of Sunday.

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: 2,828 (240)

Big Horn: 449 (50)

Campbell: 2,737 (244)

Carbon: 631 (54)

Converse: 404 (206)

Crook: 278 (22)

Fremont: 2,948 (383)

Goshen: 636 (59)

Hot Springs: 136 (12)

Johnson: 214 (99)

Laramie: 4,256 (728)

Lincoln: 564 (81)

Natrona: 3,953 (878)

Niobrara: 53 (70)

Park: 1,171 (116)

Platte: 222 (108)

Sheridan: 1,623 (310)

Sublette: 334 (104)

Sweetwater: 1,730 (82)

Teton: 1,559 (47)

Uinta: 849 (197)

Washakie: 352 (76)

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.

As of late Friday, there were 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, no COVID patients in Hot Springs and one in Big Horn County at South Big Horn County Hospital. There are 69hospitalized in Casper at Banner Health Wyoming Medical Center and 55 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.

Hospitalizations statistics were not updated over the weekend.

The governor implemented new orders as of Nov. 24, These orders were modified to restrict gathering sizes both indoors and outdoors. They are in effect through Dec. 15. They can be found at wyodaily.com under the COVID-19 tab.

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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