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The deaths of another 45 Wyoming residents have been linked to coronavirus, boosting the number of state deaths tied to the virus since it was first detected in Wyoming over 1,000.

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WORLAND — In one year, the number of calls to the regional poison control center doubled from the five previous years on complications related to ivermectin. According to a health advisory on Aug. 26, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed with the American Associatio…

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The number of Wyoming deaths linked to coronavirus climbed to 996 on Tuesday as the Wyoming Department of Health released new information on 41 deaths.

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GILLETTE — In addition to airing out the uncertainty surrounding the upcoming federal vaccine mandates expected to affect Campbell County Health employees next month, hospital trustees decided to send a formal response to the man in charge himself.

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The deaths of 37 more Wyoming residents, including 10 from Sweetwater County, have been linked to the coronavirus, the Wyoming Department of Health announced Tuesday.

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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 with mostly non-medical tasks at hospitals in the state.

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CHEYENNE – Kay Dersham says she no longer wants to put her nursing license or her ethics on the line after the recent decision made by the Laramie County School District 2 Board of Trustees.

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CASPER — Nearly 8,800 people in Wyoming received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine within the last two weeks. That’s the highest amount statewide since this spring, when the shots first became available to the general public.The rise in vaccinations has coincided with the emergence of the d…

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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. 

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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CHEYENNE — In Laramie County and across Wyoming, hospitalizations connected to COVID-19 have reached their highest levels since late January, though this week’s numbers remain well below the peaks seen in November and December last year.

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Reports of 480 recoveries in the last week among Wyoming residents with laboratory-confirmed or probable cases of coronavirus pushed the number of active cases in the state down to 451 on Monday.

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CASPER — Two “California” COVID-19 variants have been identified in Sublette County, according to health officials there.

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CASPER — Vaccines headed for Wyoming will be delayed as residents emerge from a record-setting winter storm that dumped more than two feet of snow on parts of the state this weekend. 

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CHEYENNE – About 250 people demonstrated in front of the Wyoming State Capitol Monday afternoon to protest a statewide mask mandate and other COVID-19 related restrictions.

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POWELL (WNE) — Twin brothers who were found deceased at their Cody home late last month died from complications due to COVID-19, said Park County Coroner Tim Power.