About six months after Teton County’s first COVID-19 death, a second resident died of the disease.
The Wyoming Department of Health reported on Tuesday that six more Wyoming residents recently died from the coronavirus, bringing the state’s total to 93. One in six people, a man in Teton County, died in October.
The ministry said he was not hospitalized, but they released little other information about the man.
Bill Sweney, the first person to die from a Teton County coronavirus, died in April from viral complications. Since then, St. John̵7;s Health has treated dozens of COVID-19 patients, including rash from Living Center residents. As of Tuesday, five patients are hospitalized at St. John’s. John’s, and the hospital have referred 14 patients to regional hospitals for higher-standard care.
However, all of those patients survived the virus.
Read more in Wednesday’s Jackson Hole News & Guide.