By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
NOTE: This story is developing…
Four of the five people in Sheridan County diagnosed with coronavirus have recovered, according to county health officials.
The county’s Health Department, in its daily coronavirus update, said the four patients have ended their self-isolation.
Dr. Ian Hunter, the county’s health officer, urged all those who may have traveled outside of Sheridan recently to strongly consider quarantining themselves for two weeks.
Earlier in the week, Fremont County officials announced that two of the county’s coronavirus patients had also recovered.
Seventeen of the people diagnosed with coronavirus in the state have recovered, according to the Department of Health.
The department reported on Friday that of the 70 confirmed cases in the state, 12 individuals have been released from isolation.
Kim Deti, a spokeswoman with the Department of Health, said the department considers someone “recovered” when they have gone 72 hours without a fever and have seen improvements in any respiratory problems.