By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
The number of Wyoming residents whose deaths have been linked to coronavirus has grown to 793, the Wyoming Health Department announced Tuesday.
The department announced that the deaths of seven more Wyoming residents in July and August have been tied to the illness.
The victims included three Laramie County residents, two men and one woman, who died in July after being hospitalized for treatment of the illness.
Two Natrona County men also died in July after being hospitalized.
A Park County man died in July, the department said, while a Sheridan County woman died in August.
The announcement came as the department’s figures showed the state had 1,663 active coronavirus cases on Tuesday, including 558 cases involving the Delta variant.