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Certified nursing assistant Haley McCleery leaves the room of a COVID-positive patient being cared for in Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s intensive care unit overflow area, located on the seventh floor of the hospital’s patient tower, on Tuesday in Cheyenne. McCleery is wearing personal protective equipment, and, like every person leaving a patient’s room, is sanitizing her hands, despite wearing gloves. Photo by Hillary Hardy/Cheyenne Regional Medical Center

CHEYENNE – Cheyenne Regional Medical Center reported Monday that 15 of the 18 patients being treated for COVID-19 were not vaccinated, while three were fully vaccinated.

Of those, the five in the intensive care unit were not vaccinated, as were the five on a ventilator, who likely were the same patients.

The hospital reported four deaths from COVID-19 between Jan. 3 and Jan. 9, with 19 discharges during the same time period.

As of Monday, six people had been in the hospital for a month or longer, eight had been there two weeks or longer, and 10 had been there a week or longer.

The numbers were reported through a weekly update posted to the hospital's Facebook page each Monday.

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