203 New Coronavirus Cases Reported on Saturday; 6,151 Active

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By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily

The number of Wyoming residents who have recovered from the coronavirus rose by 1,065 on Saturday, reducing the number of active cases by 861.  

There are currently 6,151 active cases statewide, with the greatest number — 1,293 — in Natrona County. 

People who have recovered from confirmed and probable cases of the virus now number  29,533.

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.

As of Saturday morning, the state Health Department reported Laramie County had 1,188; Campbell County had 634; Sweetwater County had 394; Albany County had 375; Fremont County had 348; Goshen County had 274; Park County had 207; Washakie County had 203; Sheridan County had 197; Uinta County had 189; Teton County had 121; Lincoln County had 118; Johnson County had 113; Sublette County had 77;  Converse County had 72; Big Horn County had 68; Platte County had 67; Carbon County had 63; Weston County had 46;  Hot Springs County had 44; Crook County had 34; Niobrara County had 26.

Laboratory-confirmed cases increased by 203 during the same reporting period, to total 31,250 since the illness was first detected in Wyoming in mid-March.  

Five counties — Converse, Hot Springs, Lincoln, Niobrara and Weston — reported no new cases.  The highest number of newly confirmed cases was in Park County, which reported 23, followed by Laramie  County with 22 and Campbell and Sweetwater counties, which both reported 21 new cases. 

The number of probable cases in the state remained virtually the same, increasing by only one to 4,691. 

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