Omicron

CASPER — The omicron subvariant BA.2 brings a new iteration of uncertainty as the pandemic enters its third year. “It’s hard to know what we can expect from BA.2,” Wyoming State Epidemiologist Dr. Alexia Harrist said. BA.2 is one of the most common sublineages of the omicron variant, which remains...
Vaccinated outnumber unvaccinated at Cheyenne hospital   By Carrie Haderlie Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE (WNE) — Breakthrough COVID cases leading to hospitalization at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center currently outnumber the number of unvaccinated people who are...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   With 75 confirmed cases in the past 14 days and a COVID-19 test positivity rate of 40%, Weston County Health Services CEO Maureen Cadwell said the community must be aware that the illness remains in our community and that people who are instructed to quarantine...
Wyo schools, Legislature make few changes as omicron spreads   By Sofia Jeremias and Maggie Mullen, WyoFile.com   The highly transmissible omicron variant is driving another uptick in Wyoming COVID-19 infections, according to the Wyoming Department of Health. From schools to lawmakers, state...
Omicron variant now most common in Wyoming   By Joshua Wolfson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — The omicron variant has become the most common source for new COVID-19 infections in Wyoming, the state Department of Health said Thursday.  Until recently, the delta variant had...
More omicron cases detected   By Joshua Wolfson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — The number of documented cases of omicron variant in Wyoming rose to four on Tuesday, according to the latest figures from the Wyoming Department of Health.  All four of the cases involve...

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