Number Of Active Wyoming Coronavirus Cases Drops To 160

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By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming fell to 160 on Wednesady, a drop of six from Tuesday.

According to numbers posted by the Wyoming Department of Health on Wednesday, the number of active cases includes 140 people with confirmed cases and 20 with probable cases.

Probable cases are those where patients exhibit coronavirus symptoms and have been in contact with someone with a confirmed case but have not been tested themselves.

The Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus update Wednesday, said the state had seen 212 probable cases since the pandemic began.

The number of confirmed cases seen since mid-March, meanwhile, grew by eight on Wednesday to total 768. New cases were reported in Campbell, Sheridan, Sweetwater, Teton and Uinta counties.

The total number of confirmed cases seen since the pandemic began was 264 in Fremont County; 122 in Laramie County; 73 in Natrona County; 70 in Teton County; 35 in Uinta County; 34 in Washakie County; 27 in Sweetwater County; 24 in Albany and Campbell; 15 in Sheridan; 14 in Converse and Johnson; 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 each had one case.

Recoveries among those who have contracted the illness since March grew by 15 on Wednesday to total 804. The number includes recoveries among 612 of those with confirmed coronavirus cases and 192 among those with probable cases.

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