By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming increased again Tuesday as the state reported more than 200 new confirmed cases.
The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus update, reported the state had 212 new laboratory-confirmed cases and 110 new probable cases.
Meanwhile, the reports of recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases increased by 143, leaving the state with 1,542 active cases, an increase of 153 from Monday.
Laramie County had 229 active cases; Natrona County had 215; Park County had 125; Campbell County had 115; Sheridan County had 106; Sweetwater had 99; Teton had 86; Uinta had 80; Lincoln had 78; Big Horn had 67; Albany and Fremont both had 66; Converse had 37; Platte had 33; Sublette had 25; Carbon had 24; Hot Springs had 22; Washakie had 21; Johnson had 18; Goshen had 15; Weston had 11; Crook had three, and Niobrara had one.
New confirmed cases were reported in 21 counties, with Laramie County having the highest number of new cases at 69. Park County had 18 new cases.
The new confirmed cases brought the total seen since the illness was first detected in Wyoming in mid-March to 38,954.
The number of probable cases seen since mid-March was 6,615 with the 110 new cases reported Tuesday.
Total recoveries among those with confirmed and probable cases stood at 43,563 since the pandemic began.