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COVID-19 Daily Update - November 5

Wyoming's total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased by 279 since yesterday and now stand at 12,954. Probable cases have increased by 86 to 2455.

Crook County has had a total of 125 confirmed cases and 13 probables after 4 new confirmed and 2 probable cases were announced today. Of those cases, 44 confirmed and 2 probable are currently active.

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

A total of 8275 confirmed and 1434 probable cases have recovered.

The largest increase in cases was seen in Laramie County, which had 59 new cases of coronavirus, followed by Fremont County with 48. Teton County had 24 new cases; Park County had 21; Campbell County had 20; Sweetwater County had 18.

Natrona, Sheridan and Weston counties each reported 14 new cases; Albany County had eight additional cases; Sublette County had six; Big Horn, Lincoln and Uinta counties each had five new cases; Carbon, Crook and Goshen counties all reported an increase of four cases; Converse County reported three new cases; Washakie County had two new cases; Niobrara County had one.

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming on Thursday was 5595, an increase of 157 over Wednesday's 5438.

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.