152 New Coronavirus Cases in Wyoming; 1,690 Active

The number of people with active coronavirus cases grew by 10 on Monday with the reporting of 152 new laboratory-confirmed cases bringing the active number of cases up to 1,690.

Jim Angell

October 13, 20202 min read

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(Cowboy State Daily Staff)

Editor’s Note: This is a map of the active coronavirus cases in each county across Wyoming. The number of active cases is determined by subtracting the total number of recoveries seen since the illness first reached Wyoming in mid-March from the total number of confirmed and probable cases diagnosed during the same time period and taking into account deaths related to the disease.

The number of people with active coronavirus cases grew by 10 on Monday with the reporting of 152 new laboratory-confirmed cases.

The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus cases, also said the number of people diagnosed with probable cases of coronavirus increased by 39 Monday, however, the number of people to recover from both confirmed and probable cases increased by 181.

The combined numbers left Wyoming with 1,690 active cases, an increase of 10 over Sunday’s numbers.

Albany County had 278 active cases; Laramie County had 255; Natrona County had 204; Fremont had 159; Sheridan had 136; Campbell had 119; Park had 92; Lincoln had 84; Teton had 51; Big Horn had 49; Converse had 42; Sweetwater had 39; Goshen had 36; Carbon had 33; Platte and Uinta had 22; Crook had 17; Weston had 16; Johnson had 14; Washakie had 10; Sublette had nine, and Hot Springs had three.

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.

Health Department figures showed new confirmed cases were reported in 17 counties. Albany County had the highest number of new cases at 33.

As of Monday, the number of confirmed cases seen since the first coronavirus case was diagnosed in Wyoming in March stood at 6,628.

The number of probable cases, meanwhile, increased by 39 Monday to total 1,174 since the pandemic began.

The 181 recoveries reported Monday brought to 6,058 the number of people to recover from confirmed or probable cases since March.

The number of people hospitalized for treatment of the illness stood at 51 in 14 hospitals around the state Monday, ranging from one in Sweetwater County Memorial Hospital, Washakie Medical Center and Sage West Health Care in Riverton to 14 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, according to Health Department figures.

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