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COVID-19 Daily Update - October 24


October 22, 2020

Wyoming's total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased by 259 since yesterday and now stand at 9177. This increase of is the second-highest single-day increase in confirmed cases seen since the pandemic began.

Probable cases have increased by 1 to 1628.

Crook County has had a total of 90 confirmed cases and 10 probables after 2 new cases were reported today. Of those cases, 34 confirmed and 3 probable are currently active.

68 people have died as a result of COVID-19 in Wyoming. 1 of those deaths was a Crook County resident.

A total of 6385 confirmed and 1086 probable cases have recovered.

Laramie County reported 45 new confirmed cases Saturday; Campbell County had 40 new cases; Albany County recorded 34; Natrona saw 33 new cases; Sheridan County saw 30; Fremont County's confirmed case count increased by 24; Big Horn and Park counties reported eight new cases; Weston County recorded six; Carbon, Johnson and Sweetwater counties each saw five new cases; Teton County recorded four; Platte County had three new cases; Crook, Goshen, Lincoln and Uinta counties each reported two, and Washakie County saw one new case.

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming on Saturday was set at 3,266, an increase of 146 from Friday.

Of the statewide metrics used to make decisions regarding the virus, the percentage of all tests with a positive result over the last two weeks, new cases and total reported hospital admissions due to COVID-19 are marked as "concerning".

The three other metrics are marked as "stable" (amber level): percentage of cases attributed to community spread, total hospital bed availability and total ICU bed availability.


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