The number of active coronavirus cases in the state increased by 60 on Sunday as the state reported a two-day total of new confirmed cases of almost 300.
The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus update, reported 292 new laboratory-confirmed cases and 23 new probable cases in the state since Friday. The state did not issue its daily report Saturday because of maintenance on its computer systems.
At the same time, the Health Department said it received new reports of 255 recoveries among patients with confirmed or probable cases of coronavirus, leaving Wyoming with 1,756 active cases, an increase of 60 from Friday.
Natrona County had 325 active cases; Teton County had 279; Uinta County had 209; Laramie had 149; Fremont had 127; Sweetwater had 103; Campbell had 92; Park had 85; Albany had 70; Sheridan had 57; Carbon had 53; Hot Springs had 32; Lincoln had 30; Platte had 29; Big Horn had 24; Johnson had 20; Goshen had 19; Washakie had 16; Converse had 15; Weston had nine; Sublette had seven; Crook had four 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 Teton County have the highest number of new cases at 61. Natrona County had 51 new cases.
The increase in confirmed and probable cases brought the total number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March to 50,898.
The number of people to recover from the illness stood at 48,571 on Sunday.