By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
Nine new coronavirus cases were reported in Wyoming on Sunday to bring the state’s total of confirmed cases detected since the virus was first diagnosed in the state in mid-March to 841.
The Wyoming Health Department, in its daily coronavirus upddate, said new cases were found in five counties.
As of Sunday morning, the number of cases confirmed since the pandemic began was 274 in Fremont County; 128 in Laramie County; 74 in Teton County; 73 in Natrona County; 65 in Uinta County; 34 in Washakie County; 32 in Sweetwater; 31 in Campbell; 24 in Albany; 15 in Sheridan; 14 in Converse and Johnson counties; 15 in Carbon; 11 in Lincoln; nine in Big Horn and Hot Springs; six in Crook; five in Park, and four in Goshen. Niobrara, Platte, Sublette and Weston counties all had one case.
The number of recoveries grew by one to total 834 on Sunday, including 641 among those with confirmed cases and 192 patients with probable cases.
A probable case is defined as one where the patient shows coronavirus symptoms and has been in contact with person with a confirmed case but has not been tested for the illness. The number of probable cases detected in Wyoming was 219 on Sunday, according to the Department of Health.
The numbers show there are 210 active coronavirus cases in Wyoming, 183 of them patients confirmed to have coronavirus and 27 with probable cases.