Hospital admits 1st COVID-19 patient

Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s first COVID-19 admission was recorded Thursday according to a news release from the hospital.

The patient was described as a woman in her 50s from Rock Springs. She was notified April 29 and was admitted to the hospital April 30. The woman was later discharged from the hospital Sunday with an improved condition.

Sweetwater County Public Health started contact tracing immediately, contacting all of the woman’s close contacts. Kim Lionberger, Sweetwater County public health director, also said people not feeling well should either seek medical care of get...


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