Wyoming's active confirmed cases of COVID-19 fell for two consecutive days as hospitalizations and deaths continued to rise.
The state set another record Friday with 219 patients hospitalized with the illness, an increase of 10 compared to Thursday.
Active cases dropped from 11,089 to 10,637 as state health officials reported that 1,412 people had recovered from the illness. Meanwhile, new cases reported Friday included 858 lab-confirmed and 102 probable infections.
Wyoming's coronavirus-related deaths have reached 176, as the Wyoming Department of Health announced on Thursday another 21 deaths among residents from the following counties: Albany (1); Big Horn (1); Carbon (1); Fremont (3); Laramie (3); Natrona (9); Sheridan (1) and Sweetwater (2).
The state has reported 32 deaths just this week and 89 in November.
Teton County's COVID-19 Emergency Management dashboard showed five COVID-19 patients in the primary care unit and one in intensive care at St. John's Health. Teton County reported 27 new lab-confirmed infections in the past 24 hours, and 163 active lab-confirmed cases, according to the state health department.
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.