By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
The number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming totaled 296 on Thursday as the state Department of Health announced the detection of eight new cases in four counties.
The department, in its daily coronavirus update, said new cases were reported in Fremont, Laramie, Natrona and Washakie counties.
At the same time, the number of recoveries increased by 11 on Thursday to total 187, meaning more than 63 percent of those diagnosed with coronavirus since it surfaced in Wyoming in late February have recovered.
As of Thursday afternoon, Laramie County had 67 cases; Teton County had 59; Fremont County had 43; Natrona had 37; Campbell had 13; Sheridan had 12; Johnson had 11; Sweetwater had 10; Converse had eight; Washakie had six, Albany and Lincoln had five; Carbon, Crook and Uinta had four, and Goshen had three. Big Horn, Hot Springs, Niobrara, Park and Sublette counties had one case each.