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Wyoming reports 49 more COVID-19 deaths Tuesday


CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) reported 49 additional COVID-19-related deaths among state residents during its weekly update on Tuesday, November 16.

There have now been 1,347 COVID-19-related deaths among Wyoming residents since the pandemic began. These are deaths “that have COVID-19 listed as either the underlying or primary cause of death or as a contributing cause of death,” the WDH explains.

There were 157 COVID-19 patients in Wyoming hospitals on Tuesday, down from the pandemic high of 249 seen on October 21. The Cheyenne Regional Medical Center had the highest COVID-19 patient count at 43.

The Wyoming Department of Health provides COVID-19 case, variant, death, testing, hospital and vaccine data online. The department also shares information about how the data can be interpreted. COVID-19 safety recommendations are available from the CDC.