By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming fell again on Tuesday as the state received new reports of 308 recoveries.
The department, in its daily coronavirus update, said it received reports of 158 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 103 new probable cases on Tuesday.
Combined with the 308 recoveries among those with either confirmed or probable cases, the numbers left the state with 1,878 active cases, a decline of 69 from Monday.
Laramie County had 259 active cases; Natrona County had 221; Sweetwater County had 211; Campbell had 206; Park had 137; Fremont and Uinta had 98; Sheridan had 75; Big Horn had 73; Teton had 72; Albany and Washakie had 66; Lincoln had 54; Converse had 37; Goshen had 36; Carbon had 35; Johnson had 33; Weston had 26; Sublette had 24; Hot Springs had 19; Platte had 18; Crook had 12, and Niobrara had two.
Reports of new confirmed cases came from 18 counties. Park County had the highest number of new cases at 30 and Laramie County had 20.
The increase in confirmed cases brought the total number of such cases seen since the coronavirus was first detected in Wyoming in mid-March to 36,550.
The increase of 103 in probable cases brought the total number of probable cases seen since the pandemic began to 5,829.
The growth in recoveries meant that of the 42,379 people diagnosed with confirmed or probable cases since mid-March, 40,128 have recovered.