Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020 update: Sublette County had four new COVID-19 cases reported today, bringing the cumulative total to 175, with 23 active cases, 151 recoveries, and one death. One of today's cases is a student at Pinedale High School.
There are nearly 4,200 actives cases in the state today, with a record high number of hospitalizations (109 COVID-19 patients in Wyoming hospitals today). In addition, the Wyoming Department of Health reported 10 more COVID-19 related deaths statewide. Among Wyoming residents, there have now been 87 coronavirus-related deaths.
In today's Sublette COVID-19 video briefing, health officials provided an update on local testing availability, and Pinedale's Michelle Humber joined to talk about her experience with COVID-19. From her initial diagnosis through surveillance testing, Michelle explains how her initial recovery was followed by a significant relapse and extended recovery. Watch today's video briefing here:
For those wanting to know more about why masks are so important for controlling the spread and severity of COVID-19, please take a moment to watch this short video: