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COVID-19 Daily Update - November 6


November 5, 2020

Wyoming's total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased by 917 since yesterday and now stand at 13,871. Probable cases have increased by 79 to 2534.

Crook County has had a total of 147 confirmed cases and 13 probables after 22 new confirmed cases were announced today. Of those cases, 38 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 8534 confirmed and 1478 probable cases have recovered.

Albany County reported 141 new cases, a record daily increase in cases. Park County had 110; Campbell County and Weston County each had 90 new cases; Laramie County had 87; Fremont County had 83; Natrona had 76; Sheridan County had an increase of 53 cases; Teton County's increase was 25; Crook County had 22 new cases; Carbon County had 21; Sweetwater County had 20. Goshen and Big Horn counties each saw 19 new cases; Lincoln County had 17; Platte County had 14; Sublette County reported nine; Uinta and Washakie reported eight new cases each; Converse County had three new cases; Hot Springs had two, and Johnson County had one.

Increases were reported in every county in the state but one: Niobrara County, which experienced a decrease of one coronavirus case, according to the state Health Department.

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming on Friday was 6288, an increase of 693 over Thursday's 5595.

Of the statewide metrics used to make decisions regarding the virus, five of six are marked as "concerning": 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, total hospital bed availability and total ICU bed availability.

The sixth metric is marked as "stable" (amber level): percentage of cases attributed to community spread.


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