By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming increased by 337 on Sunday as the state reported 411 new laboratory-confirmed cases, bringing the total number of cases seen in the state since the virus was first detected here to 34,168.
New cases were reported in every county but Johnson and Weston; the highest number of new coronavirus cases was 77 in Laramie County. Sweetwater County reported 66 new cases.
Recoveries increased by only 116 over yesterday, which brought the number of people currently ill with COVID-19 to 3,758.
As of Sunday, the highest number of active cases is in Laramie County, which reported 757; Natrona County had 652; Sweetwater County had 358; Campbell County had 250; Fremont County had 238; Park County had 208; Albany County had 154; Sheridan County had 143; Washakie County had 136; Uinta County had 125; Goshen County had 124; Teton County had 121; Lincoln County had 89; Carbon County had 72; Big Horn County had 56; Converse County had 54; Johnson County had 51; Platte County had 47; Sublette County had 42; Crook and Hot Springs counties both had 28; Weston County had 15 and Niobrara County had 10.
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 number of probable cases increased by 42 since Saturday.
The total number of Wyoming residents who have recovered from the virus or a probable case of it now sits at 35,281.