244 New Coronavirus Cases In Wyoming On Thursday, 1,069 Active

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By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming declined by more than 90 on Thursday, according to Wyoming Department of Health figures.

The department, in its daily coronavirus update, reported 244 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19.The number of probable cases actually declined by 64 from Wednesday.

The Health Department periodically reviews and adjusts data for probable cases, which are cases where a patient has coronavirus symptoms and has been in contact with someone with a confirmed case, but has not been tested for the illness.

Meanwhile, the Health Department said it received new reports of 276 recoveries among patients with confirmed or probable cases, leaving the state with 1,069 active cases, a decline of 96 from Wednesdat.

Teton County had 192 active cases; Natrona County had 146; Fremont County had 109; Laramie had 76; Carbon had 68; Sheridan and Sweetwater had 65; Uinta had 58; Campbell had 55; Park had 46; Lincoln had 39; Big Horn had 34; Albany had 30; Goshen had 21; Sublette had 17; Platte had 13; Converse had 11; Washakie had nine; Crook had five; Hot Springs and Weston had four, and Johnson and Niobrara had one.

New confirmed cases were reported in 18 counties. The highest number of new cases was seen in Laramie County at 45, followed by Teton County at 38.The increase in cases means that 52,468 people have been diagnosed with confirmed or probable cases of coronavirus since the first case was detected in March.

Of those, 50,775 people have recovered.

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