By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming grew by 13 on Monday as 14 counties reported 40 new confirmed cases.
Figures from the Wyoming Department of Health showed that the state had 603 active coronavirus cases on Monday with the reporting of 40 new confirmed cases and five probable cases.
Carbon County had 130 active cases; Fremont had 113; Laramie had 68; Albany had 39; Washakie had 35; Park had 34; Teton had 32; Campbell had 29; Goshen, Sheridan and Sweetwater all had 21; Natrona had 20; Uinta had 15; Lincoln had eight; Big Horn, Hot Springs, Johnson and Weston counties all had three; Converse had two and Crook, Platte and Sublette counties had one.Niobrara county had no active cases.
The active cases were found among 528 people with laboratory-confirmed cases and 75 with probable cases.
Active cases are determined by adding the total confirmed and probable coronavirus cases diagnosed since the illness first surfaced in Wyoming on March 12, subtracting the number of recoveries during the same period among patients with both confirmed and probable cases and taking into account the number of deaths attributed to the illness.
The total number of cases seen since the coronavirus was first detected in Wyoming in March grew to 3,331 on Monday, including 2,829 confirmed cases and 502 probable cases.
New confirmed cases were reported in Albany, Big Horn, Carbon, Converse, Fremont, Laramie, Lincoln, Natrona, Park Sheridan, Sweetwater, Teton, Uinta, Washakie and Weston counties.
Fremont County saw the largest growth in confirmed cases at nine.
The number of those patients to recover since March was set at 2,699 on Monday, including 2,272 recoveries among those with confirmed cases and 427 among those with probable cases.