By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming continued to yo-yo on Sunday, climbing by more than 200, according to Wyoming Department of Health figures.
Department figures released with its daily coronavirus update showed the state had 2,021 active cases on Sunday, an increase of 209 from Saturday.
The number of active cases has gone up and down all week, ranging from slightly more than 1,800 to a little more than 2,300.
Sunday’s increase was the result of 256 new confirmed cases and 39 new probable cases, combined with 86 new reports of recoveries among all coronavirus patients.
Teton County had the highest number of active cases at 296 Sunday; Natrona County had 290; Laramie County had 254; Uinta County had 217; Park had 148; Campbell had 121; Sheridan had 107; Sweetwater had 103; Fremont had 76; Albany had 49; Hot Springs hat 46; Converse had 44; Lincoln had 43; Platte had 39; Johnson had 37; Washakie had 35; Big Horn and Goshen counties had 33; Carbon had 29; Sublette had nine; Crook had six; Weston had four, and Niobrara had two.
New confirmed coronavirus cases were reported in 19 counties. Teton County had the highest number of new cases at 71. Park County had 34 new cases.
New confirmed and probable cases set the number of people in the state to be diagnosed with COVID-19 since the pandemic began in mid-March at 49,363.
Of that number, 46,820 had recovered as of Sunday, according to the Health Department.