202 New Coronavirus Cases in Wyoming on Wednesday; 1,881 Active

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The total number of Wyoming residents diagnosed with either confirmed or probable cases of coronavirus since the pandemic began topped 50,000 on Wednesday with the addition of 202 new cases.

The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus update, reported 150 new laboratory-confirmed and 52 new probable cases.

The new cases brought to 50,124 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since it was first detected in Wyoming in March.

At the same time, the number of recoveries reported to the state among those with confirmed or probable cases increased by 110, leaving the state with 1,881 active cases, an increase of 92 from Tuesday.

Natrona County had 304 active cases; Teton County had 258; Uinta County had 219; Laramie County had 199; Campbell had 113; Park had 112; Sweetwater had 107; Fremont had 105; Sheridan had 89; Albany had 56; Hot Springs had 47; Lincoln and Platte had 40; Goshen and Johnson had 34; Big Horn had 33; Carbon had 26; Converse had 25; Washakie had 18; Crook had eight; Sublette had seven; Weston had five, and Niobrara had two.

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.

New confirmed cases were reported in 19 counties, with Laramie County reporting the highest number of new cases at 29. Sweetwater County reported 20.

Of the 50,124 diagnosed with coronavirus since the pandemic began, 47,693 have recovered, according to Department of Health figures.

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