Teton County COVID-19 cases, Nov. 17

Teton County's COVID-19 active cases reached a new high-mark on Nov. 17 with 229 cases. Nine people were hospitalized with the disease. 

Wyoming's coronavirus-related deaths reached 155 today, as state health officials cited 11 more people who died within the last week, earlier this month or in late October. 

The deaths were reported from the following counties: Campbell (one woman); Carbon (one woman); Converse (one man); Crook (one man); Johnson (one woman and one man); Natrona (three men and one woman); Sheridan (one man).

The number of virus cases continued surging around the state, with the number of active cases reaching 10,891 as of Tuesday afternoon. 

In Teton County, caseloads reached another record high point for the Jackson Hole community with 229 active cases, according to Teton County's COVID-19 Emergency Management dashboard

Nine people were reported to be hospitalized at St. John's Health with the virus this week. Two of those patients were in intensive care.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 16 people have been transferred from St. John's to regional hospitals with a higher level of care. At least one of those patients, Father Ubald Rugirangoga, remains on a ventilator at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City.

For more on Teton County's public health initiatives, visit the Jackson Hole News&Guide's free coronavirus information webpage

For a list of public facility closings and business alterations due to the virus, see Jackson Hole COVID-19 closures

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