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COVID-19 Daily Update - November 11

Wyoming's total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased by 76 since yesterday and now stand at 16,518. Probable cases have increased by 56 to 2856.

Crook County has had a total of 175 confirmed cases and 16 probables after 11 new confirmed cases were announced today. Of those cases, 81 confirmed and 4 probable are currently active.

127 people have died as a result of COVID-19 in Wyoming after 13 more deaths were reported today. 1 death involved a Crook County resident.

A total of 9633 confirmed and 1601 probable cases have recovered.

The highest increase today was 18 new cases in Sweetwater County. Crook County had 11; Uinta County had ten; Fremont County had six new cases; Albany, Converse and Lincoln counties each reported five; Laramie and Natrona counties reported four new cases; Teton County had three; Campbell, Carbon and Washakie counties had two new cases each; and Hot Springs, Park and Weston counties' cases all increased by just one case.

The Health Department also reported a decrease of four cases in Big Horn County.

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming on Wednesday was 8,013, a decrease of four cases over yesterday's 8,017.

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.