Wyo4News Morning COVID-19 Update: November 23, 2020

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(November 23, 2020) — After a relatively small 220 new cases of COVID-19 were reported by the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) Saturday, Sunday’s new case number rocketed back up to 742. Sweetwater County’s new case number more than doubled Sunday, going from 22 on Saturday to 50 on Sunday. Natrona County led the state in new cases Sunday with 115, followed by Laramie County’s 105.

 

Sweetwater County’s active case count stood at an all-time high of 384 Sunday, 22 more than Saturday’s count. Wyoming’s active case count was shown to be 9,838, a one day increase of 492. The state’s total COVID-19 case count was 24,309 compared to 14,471 recoveries (+250 Sunday).

Active cases in neighboring counties: Carbon 113, Fremont 692, Sublette 67, Lincoln 215, and Uinta 260.

COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state numbered 235 as of the last report on Saturday, Nov. 21. Sweetwater County numbered six patients; all were listed at Memorial Hospital. The Wyoming Medical Center in Casper was shown to have 67 patients. Cheyenne Medical Center was next with 57 patients, with another 13 at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Cheyenne.

 

Total cases of COVID-19 per county: Albany: 2,630, Big Horn: 384, Campbell: 2,349, Carbon: 544, Converse: 358, Crook: 260, Fremont: 2,599, Goshen: 501, Hot Springs: 114, Johnson: 183, Laramie: 3,500, Lincoln: 504, Natrona: 3,503, Niobrara: 34, Park: 1,055,  Platte: 189, Sheridan: 1,383, Sublette: 272, Sweetwater: 1,347, Teton: 1,324, Uinta: 708, Washakie: 259, and Weston: 309.