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COVID-19 Daily Update - November 18

Wyoming's total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased by 703 since yesterday and now stand at 21,750. Probable cases have increased by 119 to 3525.

Crook County has had a total of 229 confirmed cases and 21 probables after 9 new confirmed and 2 probable cases were announced today. Of those cases, 86 confirmed and 7 probable are currently active.

155 people have died as a result of COVID-19 in Wyoming. Crook County has now recorded 4 deaths in total.

A total of 11,826 confirmed and 1926 probable cases have recovered.

Natrona County's cases increased by 166; all other counties experienced a double-digit increase.

Fremont County reported 76 new cases; Sweetwater County had 68; Campbell County had 65; Laramie had 56; Albany County had 39; Sheridan County had 35; Uinta County had 27; Goshen County had 26; Park County had 25; Teton County had 18 new cases; Big Horn had 17; Johnson had 13; Sublette had 11; Converse, Crook and Lincoln counties reported nine new cases each; Weston County and Hot Springs County each had eight; Carbon County had seven; Washakie County had six; Niobrara County had three new cases; Platte County had two.

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming on Wednesday was 11,368, an increase of 477 over yesterday's 10,891.

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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