Wyoming COVID-19 hospitalizations exceed 200 again – .

Wyoming COVID-19 hospitalizations exceed 200 again – .

By Brendan LaChance on September 20, 2021

CASPER, Wyoming. – COVID-19 hospitalizations in Wyoming again surpassed 200 on Monday, September 20 after four days below 200, according to data from the Wyoming Department of Health.

There were 202 COVID-19 patients in Wyoming hospitals on Monday, 32 more than Saturday and 17 more than Sunday.

The most recent peak in hospitalizations occurred on September 8, when there were 233 COVID-19 patients in hospitals in Wyoming. This marked the highest patient count since December 2, 2020, when Wyoming began to descend from an all-time pandemic high of 247 COVID-19 patients on November 30, 2020.

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Wyoming Medical Center had the most COVID-19 patients Monday at 41, followed by Cheyenne Regional Medical Center with 37 COVID-19 patients.

Campbell County Memorial Hospital, Johnson County Healthcare Center and SageWest Health Care-Lander each had no intensive care unit beds available on Monday. Four hospitals only had one open intensive care bed. Although intensive care beds are not exclusively used to treat patients with COVID-19, when hospitals face flare-ups from these patients, it can strain their ability to manage other types. patients with critical needs.

918 Wyoming residents have reportedly died after contracting COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, according to WDH.

The Wyoming Department of Health provides data online on COVID-19 cases, variants, deaths, tests, hospitals and vaccines. The ministry also shares information on how the data can be interpreted. COVID-19 safety recommendations are available from the CDC.


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