Wyoming continues to see a surge in the number of lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 as well as hospitalizations. Daily new cases have continued increasing to an average of 102 per day over the past 14 days. As of October 9, Wyoming had more than 1,400 active cases and five counties had more than 100 active cases. The percent of COVID-19 tests with a positive result in the past 14 days is now 5%. On Wyoming’s COVID-19 Dashboard, the categories of “New Cases” and Hospital Admissions remain at “Concerning”
In his news conference on Monday, Governor Gordon called the current scenario “very concerning” and urged residents to remain vigilant. The Wyoming Department of Health and the Governor continue to strongly recommend the use of face coverings in public settings where it is not possible or reasonable to stay physically apart.