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COVID-19 Daily Update - November 19

 

November 19, 2020



Wyoming's total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased by 739 since yesterday and now stand at 22,489. Probable cases have increased by 155 to 3680.

Crook County has had a total of 245 confirmed cases and 21 probables after 16 new confirmed cases were announced today. Of those cases, 92 confirmed and 7 probable are currently active.

176 people have died as a result of COVID-19 in Wyoming after 21 new deaths were reported today. Crook County has recorded 4 deaths in total.

A total of 12,817 confirmed and 2087 probable cases have recovered.

Laramie County's cases spiked by 217; Natrona County's increased by 111; Fremont County saw 71 new cases; Campbell County had 70; Albany County had 44 new cases; Sweetwater County had 31; Sheridan County had 29; Teton County had 27; Park County had 20 new cases. Goshen County had an increase of 17 cases; Carbon, Crook and Uinta counties each reported 16; Lincoln County had 14 more; Sublette County had ten; Converse County had eight; Big Horn County had seven; Hot Springs had five; Johnson and Washakie each had four; Weston County's cases increased by two; and Platte County was up by one.

The Health Department also showed a decrease of one case in Niobrara County.

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming on Wednesday was 11,089, a decrease of 279 over yesterday's 11,368.

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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