CHEYENNE — As of Friday afternoon, just five days into the new school year, there were more than 170 active coronavirus cases and exposures in Laramie County School District 1 schools.
Wyoming received reports of 347 new laboratory-confirmed coronavirus cases Tuesday, contributing to an increase in active cases of 167.The Wyoming Department of Health, in its regular coronavirus update, said in addition to the 347 confirmed cases, the state received reports of 160 new proba…
The deaths of another 16 Wyoming residents, including seven Laramie County residents, have been linked to the coronavirus, the Wyoming Health Department announced Tuesday.The department said the deaths, which occurred between May and August, brought the number of deaths among Wyoming residen…
CASPER – Gov. Mark Gordon made clear Monday afternoon that his office would not be enacting any sweeping virus mitigation policies, deferring instead to the federal government and local officials. “On COVID, let me be clear that we are not going to issue any mandates, no mandates will come f…
CASPER – Wyoming hospitals are treating as many COVID-19 patients now as they were in early January, which experts say is a concerning trend as a more contagious and likely more dangerous variant of the virus circulates through the state.
By The Wyoming News Exchange
The variant is estimated to be 60% more transmissible than its mutated predecessor the Alpha variant, or B.1.1.7, which in turn is roughly 50% more contagious than the initial virus strain. And it’s overtaken the state as our rate of new vaccinations stalls.
JACKSON – Despite the best efforts of public health officials, Wyoming still ranks 48th among states for the percentage of adults who have received at least one shot of a COVID-19 vaccine and 47th for those who are fully vaccinated.
Steve Rogers has been in the hospital for 59 days, as of June 3. He’s missed his own 50th birthday and his daughter’s eighth birthday, and he has endured unimaginable pain because of the coronavirus.
Wyoming’s Covid-19 vaccination rate remains among the lowest in the nation, yet the state has declined to set quantifiable goals, offer incentives or otherwise modify its approach to address the underperformance.
Despite fluctuations during the week, the number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming remained relatively stable Monday at 460.
The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming grew by 52 over the past week, however, three counties reported they had no active cases as of Monday.
The deaths of 15 more Wyoming residents are connected to the coronavirus, the Wyoming Department of Health said Tuesday.
The Wyoming Department of Health on Saturday confirmed the state’s first case of the “UK variant,” or B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant, has been identified in a Teton County adult male.
Healthcare worker vaccine rate ‘fairly unfortunate’
The deaths of 33 more Wyoming residents have been linked to the coronavirus, the Wyoming Department of Health said Tuesday. Among Wyoming residents, there have now been 522 coronavirus-related deaths, nine Johnson County residents are among those deaths.
JACKSON (WNE) — The Wyoming Department of Health disagrees with St. John’s Health CEO Dr. Paul Beaupre’s assessment that the state isn’t receiving its rightful share of COVID-19 vaccines.
The deaths of 25 more Wyoming residents have been linked to the coronavirus, the Wyoming Department of Health announced Thursday.
On Tuesday, Johnson County Public Health officials said they would begin scheduling appointments for those over 70 years old to be vaccinated for the coronavirus.
The deaths of another 32 Wyoming residents have been linked to the coronavirus, the Wyoming Department of Health said Monday.
NEWCASTLE (WNE) – The Weston County commissioners have approved a variance allowing bars and restaurants to remain open past 10 p.m. to be forwarded to Dr. Mike Jording, the county public health officer. The 10 p.m. closure time was included in Gov. Mark Gordon’s newest set of public health …
Personal beliefs and local politics are driving inconsistent, often contradictory responses to Wyoming’s health orders from law enforcement, local elected officials and business leaders.
he number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming fell to less than 2,000 on Monday with 740 new reports of recoveries received by the state.The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus update, said it had received reports of 410 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Monday, along …
When a nurse pierced emergency room worker Patrick Almond’s right arm with a syringe holding 0.3 milliliters of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Jackson on Wednesday, it marked the end of a long, cold trip for the concoction named BNT162b2.
The coronavirus has been linked to the deaths of 22 more Wyoming residents, bringing the total number of fatalities related to the illness since it surfaced in Wyoming to 321, the Department of Health announced Friday.
CASPER – Wyoming bars and restaurants that lose business because of the state’s COVID-19 measures will be able to apply for relief through a new state program, the governor’s office announced Tuesday. Gov. Mark Gordon’s announcement comes a day after the state mandated bars and restaurants c…
Another 27 Wyoming residents have died of causes related to the coronavirus, the Wyoming Department of Health announced Thursday.
CHEYENNE (WNE) — After announcing last week that he had tested positive for COVID-19, Gov. Mark Gordon is continuing to recover from home while working a full work schedule this week, his office said Monday.
CHEYENNE — With more than twice as many COVID-19 patients at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center this week as a month ago, the federal medical officials who arrived at the hospital last week couldn’t have done so at a better time.
JACKSON — Wyoming is on pace to see nearly 400 more fatalities in 2020 than in 2019, but a lack of consistent rules for coroners and the dearth of testing at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic make it difficult to know exactly how many of those will be from COVID-19.
The deaths of 26 more Wyoming residents have been tied to the coronavirus, the Wyoming Department of Health announced Monday.