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Active COVID cases back over 4,000; Lincoln County with 193

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming climbed back over 4,000 on Wednesday as 475 new active cases were recorded. The Wyoming Department of Health, in its regular coronavirus update, said it received reports Wednesday of 421 new laboratory-confirmed…

National Guard deployed to help hospitals with surge

By Hannah Black Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — Amid a surge in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 across the state, Gov. Mark Gordon announced Tuesday that he had activated members of the Wyoming National Guard to assist…

Increases in COVID cases putting pressure on local and state hospitals

◆ Case counts increasing in Star Valley and around Wyoming. Nurses, doctors and hospital staff from medical facilities around the state of Wyoming continue to battle the increasing number of COVID patients due to the Delta variant. While the total…

Active COVID cases rise by more than 700 in one day

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming increased to levels not seen since early December on Wednesday. Figures from the state Health Department’s regular coronavirus update showed the number of active cases in the state increased by 714 to…

Active coronavirus cases rise by 21; Lincoln County with 121 active cases

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming increased by 21 on Friday to total 3,434. The Wyoming Department of Health’s regular coronavirus update showed the state received 367 reports of new laboratory-confirmed cases on Friday, along with 105 new…

Active COVID cases up by one over weekend, hospitalizations up 25

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming increased by only one over the weekend, but the number of people hospitalized grew by 25, from 140 to 165, according to Wyoming Department of Health figures. The department’s regular coronavirus update…

State vaccination rates rising

By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER – More Wyomingites received a first COVID-19 vaccine dose in the last two weeks than in any two-week period since mid-May, state figures show. More than 7,400 people received a…

Active COVID count falls by five

By The Wyoming News Exchange The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming fell for the first time in more than two weeks over the weekend. Figures from the Wyoming Department of Health’s regular coronavirus update showed the state had…

LC Public Health confirms Delta variant

Lincoln County Public Health (LCPH) was notified by the Wyoming State Epidemiology Department that the county does have confirmation of the “Delta” variant of the COVID-19 virus from positive tests taken at the end of June. “We do not know…

Governor Will Not Issue Mask Mandate, Stresses Local Control in Safe Return to School

The following is a release from the Office of Governor Mark Gordon – CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Eager to see another successful school year, Governor Mark Gordon is committed to standing behind local school districts as they make decisions on how students…