By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
Uinta County continued to lead the state in new coronavirus cases on Sunday, reporting seven new cases as the state’s total of confirmed coronavirus cases diagnosed since the illness was first detected in Wyoming grew to 947.
The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus update, said the state reported a total of 17 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, with Campbell, Fremont, Lincoln, Natrona, Sweetwater and Teton counties all joining Uinta in reporting new cases.
As of Sunday, Fremont County had 294 cases; Laramie County had 132; Uinta County had 110; Natrona County had 81; Teton had 79; Sweetwater had 45; Campbell and Washakie had 34; Albany had 26; Johnson and Sheridan had 15; Converse had 14; Carbon had 13; Lincoln had 12; Park had 10; Big Horn and Hot springs had nine; Crook had six; Goshen had four, and Sublette had two. Niobrara, Platte and Weston counties had one each.
The number of recoveries among those infected since the disease was detected in Wyoming also went up, totaling 909 on Sunday. The recoveries included 712 among those with confirmed cases and 197 among those with probable cases.
A probable case is defined as one where the patient has coronavirus symptoms and has been in contact with someone who has a confirmed case but has not been tested for the disease. As of Sunday, there have been 250 probable cases of coronavirus since mid-March.
The number of active cases totaled 270 on Sunday, including 217 among people with confirmed cases and 53 among those with probable cases.