COVID-19 hospitalizations hit record in Wyoming
October 21, 2020
CASPER — The number of people in Wyoming who were being hospitalized for COVID-19 treatment rose to 73 on Monday, a higher total than at any previous point in the pandemic.
Monday’s total is more than twice what it was when the month began and exceeded the previous high set Sunday.
Sixty-eight hospitalizations were reported to the state Monday, but the number did not include five patients hospitalized at Jackson’s St. Johns Health.
The new rash of hospitalizations mirror a surge of COVID-19 cases reported statewide since late September, when cases began ticking upward to a degree not...