Wyoming’s Coronavirus Case Count Hits 420

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Five new cases of coronavirus brought the state’s total to 420 on Friday.

The Wyoming Health Department, in its daily coronavirus update, reported that four new cases were detected in Fremont County on Friday, while one new case was reported in Carbon County.

As of Friday afternoon, Fremont County had 112 cases; Laramie County had 98; Teton County had 65; Natrona County had 39; Campbell had 15; Converse had 13; Sheridan had 12; Johnson and Sweetwater had 11; Albany had eight; Lincoln and Uinta had six each; Carbon, Crook and Washakie had five; Goshen had three, and Big Horn had two. Hot Springs, Niobrara, Park and Platte counties each had one case.

The number of recoveries among people with confirmed cases of coronavirus and those with “probable” cases also increased on Friday, growing by 14 to total 387. Of that number, 281 recoveries were among those with laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus. The remaining 106 recoveries were among people with “probable” cases — those who have not been tested for the illness, but have shown symptoms and have been in contact with someone who has a confirmed case.