By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
Wyoming’s total of confirmed coronavirus cases grew by nine to total 444 on Monday.
The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus update, said six new cases were diagnosed in Fremont County and three new cases were reported in Laramie County.
As of Monday afternoon, Fremont County had 128 cases; Laramie County had 104; Teton County had 67; Natrona County had 38; Campbell County had 15; Converse County had 14; Sheridan County had 12; Johnson and Sweetwater had 11 cases; Albany had eight; Lincoln and Uinta had six; Carbon, Crook and Washakie had five; Goshen had three, and Big Horn had two. Hot Springs, Niobrara, Park and Sublette counties had one case each.The number of recoveries among patients, both those with laboratory-confirmed cases and those with “probable” cases, grew by 14 to total 405. The Department of Health said 289 of those with confirmed cases had recovered, while 116 of those with probable cases had recovered.
A person is considered to have a “probable” case of coronavirus when he or she has not been tested for the virus but shows symptoms of the illness and is known to have had contact with a person who has a confirmed case.
In addition to the 444 confirmed coronavirus cases in the state, the Department of Health said there are 152 “probable” cases.