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Wyoming reports eight additional COVID-19 deaths, bringing total count to 1,749

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CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Health reported eight additional COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, March 8.The additional deaths, including two among Natrona County residents, brought the total number of Wyoming residents who have reportedly died after contracting COVID-19 to 1,749. 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.

The WDH provided details regarding the eight additional deaths reported Tuesday as follows:

  • An older adult Crook County man died in February. He was hospitalized in another state and had health conditions known to put people at higher risk of severe illness.
  • An older adult Natrona County man died in February. He was hospitalized and was not known to have health conditions known to put people at higher risk of severe illness.
  • An older adult Natrona County man died in February. He was hospitalized and had health conditions known to put people at higher risk of severe illness.
  • An older adult Fremont County man died in February. He was hospitalized and was not known to have health conditions known to put people at higher risk of severe illness.
  • An adult Crook County man died in February. He had health conditions known to put people at higher risk of severe illness.
  • An older adult Laramie County woman died in February. She was hospitalized and was not known to have health conditions known to put people at higher risk of severe illness.
  • An older adult Campbell County man died in February. He had health conditions known to put people at higher risk of severe illness.
  • An older adult Fremont County woman died in February. She was a resident of a long-term care facility and was not known to have health conditions known to put people at higher risk of severe illness.


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.


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