The number of laboratory-confirmed coronavirus cases seen in Wyoming since the illness was first detected in the state grew to more than 1,300 Sunday with the reporting of 23 new cases.
The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus update, said new cases were found in 11 counties to bring the state’s total number of confirmed cases to 1,312.
New cases were reported in Albany, Big Horn, Campbell, Fremont, Goshen, Lincoln, Natrona, Park, Sweetwater, Teton and Uinta counties. Campbell County saw the largest increase in cases at seven.
As of Sunday, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases seen since the pandemic began in mid-March was 328 in Fremont County; 184 in Laramie County; 147 in Uinta County; 122 in Natrona County; 108 in Teton County; 97 in Sweetwater County; 57 in Campbell County; 55 in Park County; 34 in Albany and Washakie counties; 30 in Lincoln County; 19 in Big Horn and Sheridan County; 16 in Converse and Johnson counties; 15 in Carbon County; nine in Hot Springs County; seven in Crook County; six in Goshen County; three in Platte and Sublette counties; two in Weston County, and one in Niobrara County.
The Department of Health’s total case figures account for all cases seen since the illness was first detected in Wyoming. They do not take into account the recoveries or the 20 deaths caused by the coronavirus.
The number of probable cases seen since mid-March was set at 322 as of Sunday. A probable case is one where a patient shows symptoms of coronavirus and has been in contact with someone with a confirmed case but has not been tested for the illness.
The number of recoveries seen since the illness was first detected in Wyoming stood at 1,172 on Sunday, including 919 recoveries among those with laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus and 253 among those with probable cases.
The number of active coronavirus cases on Sunday was 444. Of those, 375 involved patients with confirmed cases and 69 involved those with probable cases.