By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily
Wyoming’s active coronavirus cases increased by 23 on Thursday.
Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received new reports of 75 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases.
At the same time, the state reported 88 new laboratory-confirmed and 10 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 489 active cases, Up 23 from Wednesday.
Laramie County reported an increase of 14 active cases to 107; Teton County had 85; Sweetwater had 59; Natrona 46; Fremont 40; Uinta 28; Lincoln 25; Carbon 21; Campbell 18; Sheridan 16; Albany 12; Goshen nine; Park and Platte six; Big Horn and Weston five; Washakie three; Converse, Hot Springs and Johnson report two each, and Sublette had one.
Crook joined Niobrara in reporting zero active cases Thursday
Active cases are determined by adding the total confirmed and probable coronavirus cases diagnosed since the illness first surfaced in Wyoming on March 11, 2020, 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.
The new confirmed and probable cases brought to 55,112 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020.
Of those, 53,923 have recovered.