CRMC COVID-19 Hospitalizations Holding Steady, 80% Unvaccinated
COVID-19 hospitalizations at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center are holding steady.
On Monday, CRMC reported they were treating 40 patients with COVID-19, the same number as last Monday.
According to a CRMC Facebook post, 32 of the patients, or 80%, are not vaccinated. Seven of the eight patients in the ICU and five of the six on ventilators are also unvaccinated.
The hospital also lost four patients to COVID-19 between Dec. 6-12, none of whom were vaccinated.
Unvaccinated people have accounted for 83.76% of all cases, 80.85% of all hospital cases, and 73.33% of all deaths in Laramie County since Jan. 1, 2021, according to Wyoming Department of Health data.
Answers to 25 common COVID-19 vaccine questions
Vaccinations for COVID-19 began being administered in the U.S. on Dec. 14, 2020. The quick rollout came a little more than a year after the virus was first identified in November 2019. The impressive speed with which vaccines were developed has also left a lot of people with a lot of questions. The questions range from the practical—how will I get vaccinated?—to the scientific—how do these vaccines even work?
Keep reading to discover answers to 25 common COVID-19 vaccine questions.