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COVID-19 Daily Update - December 1

Wyoming's total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased by 336 since yesterday and now stand at 29,389. Probable cases have increased by 164 to 4416.

Crook County has had a total of 286 confirmed cases and 22 probables after 6 new confirmed cases and 1 probable case were reported today. Of those cases, 40 confirmed and 1 probable are currently active.

230 people have died as a result of COVID-19 in Wyoming after 12 new deaths were announced today. Crook County has recorded 5 deaths.

A total of 22,601 confirmed and 3402 probable cases have recovered.

Laramie County reported 99 new cases on Tuesday; Park County had 43; Natrona County had 28 new cases; Campbell County had 25; Sheridan County had 20; both Goshen and Washakie counties had 18 new cases; Sweetwater County, Uinta County and Weston County had 11 cases each; Albany and Teton counties each reported 10 new cases; Fremont County had eight; Carbon and Crook counties each had six; Big Horn and Lincoln counties had five each; Converse County had two; Sublette County had one.

Hot Springs, Johnson and Platte counties reported no new coronavirus cases. The Health Department showed a decrease of one case in Niobrara County.

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming on Tuesday was down significantly: 7572, a decrease of 1040 from yesterday's 8612.

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.