By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
Detections of the coronavirus in Teton and Sweetwater counties brought the state’s total to 95 on Monday.
However, the Wyoming Health Department also announced that the number of people declared “recovered” from the virus was set at 26.
The new case in Teton County was the county’s 17th, while the diagnosis in Sweetwater County was that county’s second. Natrona County’s case count was reduced by one on Monday, but there was no immediate explanation.
As of Monday evening, there were 24 cases in Fremont County, 20 in Laramie County, 17 in Teton County, nine in Natrona County, eight in Sheridan County, five in Johnson County, three in Carbon County and two in Sweetwater County. Albany, Campbell, Converse, Goshen, Park, Sublette and Washakie counties had one case each.
Since COVID-19 reached Wyoming, only 16 people have been hospitalized with symptoms, Dr. Alexia Harrist, the state’s health officer, said during a news conference Monday. She added that some of those patients have left the hospital.