15 New Cases Of Coronavirus In Wyoming; 12 in Fremont County

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Fremont County increased by 12 on Friday, making up the bulk of a statewide increase of 15.

The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus update, reported Fremont County’s confirmed cases climbed to 244, while the total number of cases seen since the virus was first detected in Wyoming in mid-March stood at 682.

One new case was detected in each of Albany, Campbell and Natrona counties.

As of Friday afternoon, Fremont County had 244 cases; Laramie County had 122 cases; Teton County had 69 cases; Natrona County had 62 cases; Washakie County had 30; Albany had 23; Campbell and Sweetwater had 18; Converse and Johnson had 14; Sheridan had 12; Lincoln had 11; Carbon and Uinta had nine; Hot Springs had eight; Crook had five; Big Horn and Goshen had four, and Park had two. Niobrara, Platte, Sublette and Weston counties each had one case.

The number of recoveries seen since March also increased on Friday, growing by 18 to total 642. The number included 490 recoveries among those with laboratory-confirmed cases and 152 among those with probable cases

Probable cases are defined as those in patients who have coronavirus symptoms and have been in contact with someone with a confirmed case, but have not been tested for the illness. The department said the state has seen 209 probable cases.

The number of active cases on Friday was 236. That included 179 patients with confirmed cases of coronavirus and 57 patients with probable cases.

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