39 More Wyoming Deaths Linked To Coronavirus

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By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily

The deaths of 39 more Wyoming residents have been linked to the coronavirus, the Wyoming Department of Health announced Tuesday.

The department said the deaths, which occurred between June and September, brought the COVID-19 fatality toll in the state to 918 since the illness was first detected in the state in March 2020.

The deaths included six Natrona County residents — one woman and five men — in August and September. All six had been hospitalized for treatment of the illness.

Five Uinta County residents, three men and two women, also all hospitalized, died in August and September.

Other victims included an Albany County man who died in July, an Albany County woman who died in June and a Niobrara County man who died in September.

Three Campbell County residents, two women and one man, died in August and September, as did three Converse County residents, two women and one man.

A Crook County man died in August, while three Fremont County residents — two women and one man — died in September.

Two Goshen County women who died in August and September were among the victims, as were two Hot Springs County women who died in September.

A Laramie County man and woman died in August and September, a Park County woman died in August and two Platte County men died in September.

Three Sheridan County men died in August and September, two Sweetwater County men died in August and September and a Weston County man died in August.

The announcement came as state figures showed Wyoming had 3,807 active coronavirus cases as of Tuesday, an increase of 131 from Monday.

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