COVID UPDATE: Thursday, Jan. 14, Active Washakie County Cases: 28, State Active: 1,555
January 14, 2021
As of Thursday, Jan. 14, the number of laboratory-confirmed coronavirus cases seen since the disease was first diagnosed in the state in mid-March stood at 41,628, an increase of 345 cases over Wednesday's 41,283. The state also reported 7,073 probable cases.
The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming on Wednesday stands at 1,555, up 152 from 1,403 on Wednesday.
The Wyoming Health Department said the confirmed case count increased by 6 cases in Washakie County.
1/14/21 (Weekday updates at 3 p.m. Weekend/holiday updates at 9 a.m.)
Cumulative Cases by County
Albany: 3,301 (338)
Big Horn: 762 (146)
Campbell: 4,011 (422)
Carbon: 1,008 (77)
Converse: 519 (360)
Crook: 368 (31)
Fremont: 3,643 (577)
Goshen: 976 (89)
Hot Springs: 229 (72)
Johnson: 355 (223)
Laramie: 6,535 (1,136)
Lincoln: 905 (143)
Natrona: 5,341 (1,680)
Niobrara: 62 (81)
Park: 2,224 (144)
Platte: 334 (175)
Sheridan: 2,223 (517)
Sublette: 526 (106)
Sweetwater: 3,125 (125)
Teton: 2,504 (75)
Uinta: 1,497 (297)
Washakie: 663 (174)
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 39,551 recoveries in lab-confirmed cases and 6,576 probable cases.
The state's mask mandate runs through January 25.
On Thursday, Washakie County's lab confirmed cases increased by 6 cases and stands at 663 cases. Active cases are at 28, up 1 from 27 on Wednesday. Washakie County still has 11 out of 174 active probable cases, those are not counted by the Northern Wyoming News towards the county's active cases unless they become lab confirmed. 21 deaths have been reported in Washakie County related to COVID-19.
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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