CASPER, Wyo.- The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) reported 55 additional COVID-19-related deaths among state residents during its weekly update on Tuesday, Nov. 9.
There have now been 1,298 COVID-19-related deaths among Wyoming residents since the start of the pandemic. These are deaths “where COVID-19 is listed as the underlying or primary cause of death or as a contributing cause of death,” explains the WDH.
On Monday, there were 172 COVID-19 patients in Wyoming hospitals, down from the pandemic high of 249 on Oct. 21. Wyoming Medical Center had the highest number of COVID-19 patients at 49. The WMC had only one of the 20 intensive care unit beds available on Monday.
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The Cheyenne Regional Medical Center had 39 COVID-19 patients on Monday. The CRMC had 11 of the 25 IC beds unoccupied.
The Wyoming Department of Health provides online COVID-19 data on cases, variants, deaths, testing, hospitals, and vaccines. The department also shares information about how the data can be interpreted. Safety recommendations for COVID-19 are available from the CDC.
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