As of Tuesday, Feb. 23, the number of laboratory-confirmed coronavirus cases seen since the disease was first diagnosed in the state in mid-March stood at 45,780, an increase of 34 cases over yesterday’s 45,746. There was also an additional 8,154 probable cases.
The number of active coronavirus cases in the state was 406 down 59 from yesterday.
Washakie County had no cases reported today making the total 690 cases. Active cases in the county are at 1, down 1 from yesterday.
2/23/21 (Updates available 3 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. Sundays. No Saturday or holiday updates.)
Albany: 3,512 (380)
Big Horn: 870 (192)
Campbell: 4,181 (471)
Carbon: 1,298 (121)
Converse: 503 (462)
Crook: 385 (32)
Fremont: 4,059 (757)
Goshen: 1,053 (89)
Hot Springs: 266 (93)
Johnson: 400 (215)
Laramie: 6,883 (1,258)
Lincoln: 1,040 (173)
Natrona: 5,753 (1,925)
Niobrara: 65 (83)
Park: 2,455 (148)
Platte: 381 (202)
Sheridan: 2,384 (615)
Sublette: 543 (128)
Sweetwater: 3,557 (142)
Teton: 3,258 (75)
Uinta: 1,717 (319)
Washakie: 690 (190)
Weston: 527 (94)
(First number is lab-confirmed cases; second is probable cases. Probable cases had positive antigen tests or are close contacts of lab-confirmed cases with COVID-19 symptoms).
Statewide vaccine information:
First Vaccine Doses Received: 99,225 (49,725 Pfizer/45,500 Moderna)
First Vaccine Doses Administered: 80,492
Second Vaccine Doses Received: 51,780 (24,180 Pfizer/27,600 Moderna)
Second Vaccine Doses Administered: 38,997
Reporting of administered doses is up to 72 hours behind. Counts do not include federal doses provided separately and directly for tribal, VA, and military facilities.
Recoveries and Hospitalizations:
There have been 44,703 recoveries in lab-confirmed cases and 7,965 probable cases.
As of Tuesday, there are no COVID-19 patients hospitalized at Washakie Medical Center. According to the WDH there are no COVID patients at Powell Valley Healthcare, 1 at Cody Regional, no patients in Hot Springs, none at South Big Horn County Hospital and none at North Big Horn Hospital.
The governor implemented new orders as of Feb. 15, these orders were modified to allow for increased crowd capacities indoors, outdoors and group sizes at restaurants. They are in effect through Feb. 28. They can be found at wyodaily.com under the COVID-19 tab.
The state’s mask mandate runs through February 28.
Learn more about coronavirus disease 2019 from the Centers from Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
(CDC information includes prevention strategies, case counts, frequently asked questions and answers, travel guidance.)
If you are sick, please contact your healthcare provider. Wyoming residents with general questions about COVID-19 may send an email to [email protected]
Public health nurses can be a helpful source of information. Learn how to contact Wyoming’s public health nursing county offices.