Omicron variant present in Wyoming
December 23, 2021
Omicron is now confirmed to be present in Wyoming, though at this time the only known cases are across the state from Crook County. The latest Greek letter to be associated with the COVID-19 pandemic was identified on Friday in Albany County.
A press release from the University of Wyoming states that the first Omicron case in Wyoming was a student living off campus who had recently traveled domestically. When the announcement was made on Friday, a second off-campus student who is also thought to be infected.
By Monday, three cases of the variant had been confirmed in Albany County.