Wyoming Reports 11 More COVID Deaths, Now At 155

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By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily

The Wyoming Department of Health confirmed 11 more coronavirus-related deaths in the state on Tuesday, with the death count now at 155.

The deaths included:

  • An older adult Campbell County woman who died earlier this month. The woman was hospitalized and had health conditions recognized as putting patients at higher risk of serious illness related to the virus;
  • An older adult Carbon County woman died earlier this month. The woman was not hospitalized, was a resident of a local long-term care facility and had health conditions recognized as putting patients at higher risk of serious illness related to COVID-19.
  • An older adult Converse County man died earlier this month. The man was hospitalized; it is unclear whether he had health conditions recognized as putting patients at higher risk of serious illness related to COVID-19.
  • An older adult Crook County man died within the last week. The man was hospitalized; it is unclear whether he had health conditions recognized as putting patients at higher risk of serious illness related to COVID-19.
  • An older adult Johnson County woman died earlier this month. The woman was not hospitalized and had health conditions recognized as putting patients at higher risk of serious illness related to COVID-19.
  • An older adult Johnson County man died within the last week. The man was hospitalized; it is unclear whether he had health conditions recognized as putting patients at higher risk of serious illness related to COVID-19.
  • An older adult Natrona County man died earlier this month. The man was hospitalized, was a resident of a local long-term care facility and had health conditions recognized as putting patients at higher risk of serious illness related to COVID-19.
  • An older adult Natrona County man died earlier this month. The man was not hospitalized, was a resident of a local long-term care facility and had health conditions recognized as putting patients at higher risk of serious illness related to COVID-19.
  • An older adult Natrona County woman died late last month. She was not hospitalized, was a resident of a local long-term care facility and had health conditions recognized as putting patients at higher risk of serious illness related to COVID-19.
  • An older adult Natrona County man died late last month. He was hospitalized and was a resident of a local long-term care facility; it’s unclear whether he had health conditions recognized as putting patients at higher risk of serious illness related to COVID-19.
  • An older adult Sheridan County man died earlier this month. He was not hospitalized, was a resident of a local long-term care facility and had health conditions recognized as putting patients at higher risk of serious illness related to COVID-19.

Deaths among Wyoming residents are added to the state’s total based on official death certificate information. If death certificates do not describe COVID-19 as either causing or contributing to a person’s death, those deaths are not included in Wyoming’s count. Timing of death certificate confirmation is inconsistent.

Among Wyoming residents, there have now been 21,047 lab-confirmed cases and 3,406 probable cases reported since the pandemic began.

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