Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

COVID-19 Daily Update - November 22

Wyoming's total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased by 742 since yesterday and now stand at 24,309. Probable cases have increased by 17 to 3860.

Crook County has had a total of 260 confirmed cases and 21 probables after 8 new confirmed cases were announced today. Of those cases, 71 confirmed and 5 probable are currently active.

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

A total of 14,471 confirmed and 2336 probable cases have recovered.

The highest number of new cases was seen in Natrona County at 115; Laramie County saw 105 new cases; Fremont County had 95; Campbell County reported 67 new cases; Sheridan County had 58; Sweetwater County recorded 50; Uinta County had 43; Goshen County had 38; Albany County had 28; Carbon County saw 24; Washakie County reported 17; Converse and Johnson counties each had 13; Lincoln County reported 11 new cases; Sublette and Teton counties each saw 10; Big Horn and Crook counties each had eight new cases; Park County had seven; Niobrara and Weston counties each had six, and Hot Springs and Platte reported five new cases.

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming on Sunday was 11,186, an increase of 482 over Saturday's 10,704.

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.