The number of confirmed coronavirus cases seen in Wyoming since the illness was first diagnosed in the state in mid-March increased to 856 on Monday, a gain of 15 over Sunday.
The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus update, said new cases were reported in five counties, with Uinta County reporting the largest number, 12.
As of Monday afternoon, the total number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming since the pandemic began was 276 in Fremont County; 129 in Laramie County; 77 in Uinta County; 74 in Teton County; 73 in Natrona County; 34 in Washakie County; 32 in Campbell and Sweetwater counties; 25 in Albany; 15 in Sheridan; 14 in Converse and Johnson; 13 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 each had one case.
The number of recoveries increased by four on Monday to total 838. Of those, 646 were among patients with confirmed cases and 31 were among patients with probable cases.
Probable cases are defined as those where patients have not been tested for coronavirus, but show symptoms of the illness and have been in contact with someone with a confirmed case. As of Monday, 223 probable cases have been reported in Wyoming.
The numbers leave the number of active cases in Wyoming at 225, 194 among those with confirmed cases and 31 among those with probable cases.