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Teton County reported 11 more confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total known active infections to 54. 

Steep increases since Thursday mean the county has now exceeded its previous peak for known active infections. 

Before today, the county’s single-day record for active cases was 46, recorded April 13 and 14, according to the COVID-19 dashboard.

The update follows 10 new confirmed cases Saturday, three on Friday and 11 on Thursday.

Since the pandemic started, Teton County has reported a total of 208 confirmed and probable cases. So far, the county has also reported 153 recoveries. 

Sunday's uptick tied Thursday's count for the county's largest single-day spike reported in a 24-hour period, according to the Jackson Hole COVID-19 dashboard and data from the Wyoming Department of Health. Combined, the last four days have brought 35 newly reported cases.

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(8) comments

Victoria Hess

Time to shut things down.

Tom Henry

Non social distancing 90 day wonders, wide open bars and restaurants, commercial and private rafts running down the snake packed with people...

Sada Crawford

Why isn’t anybody saying what residential (as in, are they local or what state are they visiting from) status the new cases are??? That’s the obvious question. Maybe because our economy depends on visitors? What about our health?

Mike Nelson

Tourists don't come here, get tested, then wait around for backlogged test results to come in. It's locals.

Tom Henry

Tourists wrought the covid increase. Texas plates, Utah plates, Arizona plates, California plates ...

Mark Cassen

Real question is how many of these are our residents, and how many of them are visitors?

Patricia Snyder

Let’s keep those tourists coming! We can shut down again after they leave

Judd Grossman

Makes sense with the huge amount of visitors we have in the community right now.

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