State Health Director Addresses Uptick in COVID Hospitalizations

Wyoming’s State Health Officer discussed the increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state at a news conference Wednesday. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

COVID Hospitalizations

The Wyoming Department of Health announced Tuesday that a Laramie County man had died from COVID-19, the 21st Wyoming resident  to die as a result of the virus. According to a Department of Health news release, the man had no apparent health conditions that would have put him at a higher risk of complications from the disease. As of Wednesday, there were 13 individuals hospitalized in Wyoming due to the coronavirus, which is the highest number in the state since May 26.

Wyoming State Health Officer Dr. Alexia Harrist addressed the uptick in hospitalizations at a news conference Wednesday.

Dr. Harrist

As of Wednesday night, there were 1,404 laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, 336 probable cases and 21 confirmed deaths from the disease.

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  1. The numbers of new cases has DOUBLED nation wide. The pandemic is worse than ever. Why is the wearing of face masks not mandated? Too afraid to put their foot down? Governor Gordon, please do something other than trust the people to do the right thing!!!

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