Wyoming Department of Health COVID chart number of deaths

The Wyoming Department of Health has been tracking the number of deaths linked to the coronavirus since the pandemic's start.

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The deaths of another 55 Wyoming residents have been linked to the coronavirus, the Wyoming Department of Health announced Tuesday.

No new deaths were reported for Teton County, which has reported 14 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

The latest toll included nine Park County residents, seven men and two women. Park County has a similar population size to Teton County (Park: 29,624 and Teton: 23,331) and has reported 88 total deaths since the pandemic started.

The department said the deaths, which occurred in September, October and November, brought to 1,298 the number of deaths among Wyoming residents tied to the illness since it was first discovered in the state in March 2020.

A Lincoln County man, a Sublette County man and nine Fremont County residents, six women and three men, were also among the latest victims of the illness as were nine Natrona County residents, five men and four women.

Other victims included five Campbell County residents, three men and two women; an Albany County woman; a Big Horn County man and woman; a Converse County man; two Crook County men; a Goshen County man; three Laramie County men; a Niobrara County man and woman; and a Platte County man.

A Sheridan County man and woman were also among those whose deaths were linked to the illness, as were two Sweetwater County women and one man, two Uinta County men and a Weston County man.

Contact Managing Editor Rebecca Huntington at 732-7078 or rebecca@jhnewsandguide.com.

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