By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
An increase of 10 in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases seen in Uinta County since the virus was first detected in Wyoming in mid-March helped boost the state’s total number of cases to 760 on Tuesday.
The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus update, said 32 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Uinta County since the pandemic began, an increase of 20 since Saturday.
Big Horn and Sweetwater counties reported one new case each Tuesday.
As of Tuesday, the total number of confirmed cases seen in Wyoming since mid-March stood at 264 in Uinta County; 122 in Laramie County; 73 in Natrona County; 69 in Teton County; 34 in Washakie County; 32 in Uinta County; 26 in Sweetwater; 24 in Albany; 22 in Campbell; 14 in Converse, Johnson and Sheridan; 11 in Lincoln; nine in Carbon and Hot Springs, eight in Big Horn; five in Crook; four in Goshen, and two in Park. Niobrara, Platte, Sublette and Weston counties each had one case.
The number of people to have recovered from coronavirus since mid-March, meanwhile, was set at 789 on Tuesday, an increase of 16 from Monday.
Among people with confirmed cases, 600 have recovered, while 189 of those with probable cases have recovered.
The number of probable cases in Wyoming was set at 210 on Tuesday.
The changes left the state with 166 active cases, 145 among those with confirmed cases and 21 among those with probable cases.