108 deaths, 808 hospitalizations, 5,728 positive COVID-19 cases in states bordering Wyoming - Cheyenne, WY Cap City News
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108 deaths, 808 hospitalizations, 5,728 positive COVID-19 cases in states bordering Wyoming

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CASPER, Wyo. — There have been no reported deaths related to COVID-19 coroanvirus in Wyoming as of 4 pm Thursday, April 2. In Wyoming’s bordering states, 108 people have died.

According to the various health departments in each state, at least 808 hospitalizations have occurred. Colorado leads in terms of testing, with over 18,000 tests complete.

The total number of confirmed positive cases in bordering states as of 4 pm Thursday is 5,728. Wyoming has 150 confirmed positive cases, according to the Wyoming Department of Health.

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Nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report 4,513 deaths among 213,144 confirmed positive cases as of

Data for each state breaks down as follows, according to health departments in Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Idaho (follow links to each state’s health department for details on how they conduct data reporting):

Deaths:

  • Colorado: 80
  • Utah: 7
  • Montana: 5
  • Nebraska: 5
  • Idaho: 9
  • South Dakota: 2
  • Wyoming: 0

Hospitalizations:

  • Colorado: 620
  • Utah: 100
  • Montana: 22
  • Nebraska (not stated on state’s health department demographic webpage)
  • Idaho: 49
  • South Dakota: 17
  • Wyoming: 13.3% of cases resulted in hospitalization

Number of people tested:

  • Colorado: 18,645
  • Utah: 21,065
  • Montana: (not stated on state’s health department demographic webpage)
  • Nebraska: 4,235
  • Idaho: 7,282
  • South Dakota: 4,382
  • Wyoming: 2,589

Confirmed positive cases:

  • Colorado: 3,342
  • Utah: 1,074
  • Montana: 232
  • Nebraska: 246
  • Idaho: 669
  • South Dakota: 165
  • Wyoming: 150

This article originally appeared on Oil City News. Used with permission.


The Latest Statistics from the Wyoming Department of Health:


What to do if you are feeling sick: In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Casper-Natrona County Health Department says that people who are feeling sick or exhibiting symptoms should contact their primary physician.

If you do not have a primary care provider, and live in Natrona County, please contact the COVID-19 hotline, operated by the Casper-Natrona County Department of Health. The line is open Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 577-9892. Hotline services are intended for Natrona County residents and may not be able to provide specific information to persons calling from out of county.

Officials ask that you please do not self-report to the Emergency Room. Persons experiencing problems breathing should call 9-11.

For general inquiries and non-symptom related questions about COVID-19, please contact the Casper-Natrona County Health Department via email: covid@cnchd.org


  • Practice Social Distancing by putting distance between yourself and other people. This is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting very sick.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Stay home if you’re sick
  • Cover coughs and sneezes. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.
  • Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.

A list of area closures attributed to COVID-19 are available here.