COVID-19 News Update: August 19, 2021

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August 19, 2021

The following information is from the Wyoming Department of Health. New updates are posted every day at 3 p.m.

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TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES

Total number of variant cases (Delta) in Sweetwater County: 64
Total number of variant cases (All) in Wyoming: 2,020

New cases of COVID-19 in Sweetwater County since the last report: 15
Number of new cases of COVID-19 in Wyoming since the last report: 234

The number of lab-confirmed active cases of COVID-19 in Sweetwater County: 179
The number of lab-confirmed active cases of COVID-19 in Wyoming: 1,969

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HOSPITALIZATION INFORMATION

Total number of COVID-19 related hospitalization in Wyoming: 130
Total number of COVID-19 related hospitalization in Sweetwater County: 5

VACCINATION INFORMATION

First Vaccine Doses Administered Statewide (Pfizer/Moderna): 423,546
Second Vaccine Doses Administered Statewide (Pfizer/Moderna): 192,089
One-Dose Vaccine Doses Administered (J&J Janssen): 17,323

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TRANSMISSION INFORMATION

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IMPORTANT LINKS

The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine has been approved for continued use. Please see the FDA & CDC Joint Press release for more information.

Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools – CLICK HERE to see the new CDC Guidance for K-12.

Funeral Expenses (There is funding from FEMA for funeral cost assistance) – CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

News from OSHA Guidelines: 

  • Guidance (OSHA Guidance on mitigating and preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace) – CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.
  • News Release (OSHA issuing an emergency temporary standard to protect health care workers from the coronavirus.) – CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.

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