New Fremont County Cases Push Wyoming Coronavirus Count to 389

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By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily

The discovery of 15 new cases of coronavirus in Fremont County pushed Wyoming’s statewide count of confirmed cases to 389 Monday.

The state Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus update, reported that the number of confirmed cases in the state grew by 19 on Monday, led by Fremont County’s 15.

The increase makes Fremont the county with the state’s highest number of confirmed cases at 98.

As of Monday afternoon, Laramie County had 89 cases; Teton County had 64; Natrona County had 39; Campbell County had 14; Sheridan County had 12; Converse and Johnson counties had 11; Sweetwater had 10; Albany had seven; Lincoln and Uinta had six; Crook  and Washakie had five; Carbon had four, and Goshen had three. Big Horn, Hot Springs, Niobrara, Park and Sublette counties had one case each.

The number of laboratory-confirmed and “probable” recoveries, meanwhile, went up by one to total 343. The number includes 249 laboratory-confirmed recoveries and 94 “probable” recoveries.