By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
The number of Wyoming deaths blamed on coronavirus grew to 955 on Tuesday as the Wyoming Department of Health released its latest compilation of COVID-related deaths.
The department said the 37 deaths it recorded in the past week occurred in July, August and September.
Ten Sweetwater County residents — six men and four women — were among the victims. All died in September and eight had been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus.
Five Laramie County residents were also among the victims, three men and two women, all of whom died this month.
Other victims included an Albany County man who died in July, a Carbon County man and woman who died in September, a Converse County woman who died in September, two Crook County men who died in September, and a Goshen County man who died in August.
Four Fremont County residents, all men, died in August and September, while one Hot Springs County woman died in September, a Lincoln County man died in September, a Park County man died in September and a Sheridan County man died within the last week.
Two Natrona County residents — both men — died in September after being hospitalized, a Sublette County woman died in September, a Teton County woman died within the last week, a Uinta County man and woman died in September and a Weston County man died in September.
The announcement came as Department of Health figures showed the number of active coronavirus cases in the state declined by 87 on Tuesday to total 3,820.