Gordon Urging Vigilance With New COVID-19 Surge In Wyo

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon is urging people to remain vigilant against the coronavirus amid a surge in new cases and hospitalizations in the state. 

       Gordon said at a news conference Monday that Wyoming is “trending in the wrong direction” and the state’s economy can’t recover until the virus recedes. 

      The number of active COVID-19 cases in Wyoming ticked up slightly on Monday, rising by 8 to 1,123 with 114 new cases and 106 more recoveries. 

       The state has had 5,660 cases along with 4,484 recoveries, and 53 deaths. The 36 COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized is a new record.

      Wyoming State Health Officer Dr. Alexia Harrist says affected hospitals are starting to feel pressure in their work to treat people.