COVID-19 News Update: January 10, 2022

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SWEETWATER COUNTY, WYOMING — Numbers for positive cases have spiked over the last week. According to a Facebook post from the Sweetwater County Public Health, “Sweetwater County’s new positive cases had a 212% increase from last week.” The numbers from the previous week, Dec. 26, 2021 through Jan. 1, 2022 was at 62. This week, Jan. 2 through Jan 8, 2022 are now at 194.

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

TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES

New cases of COVID-19 in Sweetwater County since the last report: 66
Number of new cases of COVID-19 in Wyoming since the last report: 1,364

The number of lab-confirmed active cases of COVID-19 in Sweetwater County: 121
The number of lab-confirmed active cases of COVID-19 in Wyoming: 2,427

Total number of variant cases (Delta) in Sweetwater County: 489
Total number of variant cases (Omicron) in Wyoming: 25
Total number of variant cases (All) in Wyoming: 8,441

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HOSPITALIZATION INFORMATION (December 6, 2022)

Total number of COVID-19 related hospitalization in Wyoming: 73
Total number of COVID-19 related hospitalization in Sweetwater County: 4

VACCINATION INFORMATION (December 7, 2022)

First Vaccine Doses Administered Statewide (Pfizer/Moderna): 261,539
Second Vaccine Doses Administered Statewide (Pfizer/Moderna): 233,143
Third Vaccine Doses Administered Statewide (Pfizer/Moderna): 95,713

Pediatric Doses (1st & 2nd) Administered Statewide: 10,750

First Vaccine Doses Administered (J&J Janssen): 21,880
Second Vaccine Doses Administered (J&J Janssen): 1,263

Total Doses Administered: 624,288

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IMPORTANT LINKS

Omicron Variant found in Wyoming – More information can be found HERE.

COVID-19 Booster Shots – More information can be found HERE.

FDA fully approves 1st Covid-19 vaccine – For more information, click HERE. 

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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