COVID-19 concerns mount

Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County has six COVID-19 patients in its ICU and healthcare workers are concerned about another jump in infections after the Thanksgiving holiday.

During a virtual update to community leaders Tuesday afternoon, Sweetwater County Public Health Officer’s prognosis for the upcoming weeks was grim.

“We’re about to face the consequences of that have been happening,” Dr. Jean Stachon said. “We don’t have it under control here.

As of Tuesday, 230 people across Wyoming have died after being infected with the coronavirus. In Sweetwater County, the death toll is at 10. Eig...


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