By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
The deaths of another 25 Wyoming residents have been linked to coronavirus, according to to the Wyoming Department of Health.
The department on Tuesday announced the number of Wyoming residents whose deaths have been connected to COVID grew to 1,174 with the deaths that occurred in September and October.
The victims included five Campbell County residents, all women. Four were hospitalized for treatment, while the fifth was a resident of a long-term care facility.
Three Big Horn County residents, two women and one man, also died in October, the department said, as did three Laramie County residents, one woman and two men.
Three Natrona County women also died in October, the department said.
Other victims included one Fremont County woman, a Goshen County man and woman, a Hot Springs County man, two Lincoln County women, one Sheridan County man, a Sublette County man, a Sweetwater County woman and two Washakie County men.
The announcement came on the same day as the department’s figures showed the number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming dropped by 144 on Tuesday to total 2,940.