By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
Wyoming’s confirmed coronavirus cases increased by eight on Tuesday to total 409.
The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus update, reported that new cases were detected in Fremont, Laramie and Lincoln counties.
As of Tuesday afternoon, Fremont County had 131 cases; Laramie County had 108 cases; Teton County had 67 cases; Natrona County had 38 cases; Campbell County had 15; Converse had 14; Sheridan had 12; Johnson and Sweetwater had 11; Albany had eight; Lincoln had seven; Uinta had six; Carbon, Crook and Washakie had five; Goshen had three, and Big Horn had two. Hot Springs, Niobrara, Park and Sublette all had one case.
Recoveries also increased slightly on Tuesday to total 409. The number includes 291 recoveries among people with laboratory-confirmed coronavirus cases and 118 “probable” cases. People are defined as having a “probable” case if they exhibit symptoms of the illness and have been in contact with a person with a confirmed case, but have not been tested for COVID-19.
In addition to the 452 confirmed cases in the state, the Health Department said there are 152 “probable” cases.