38 New Coronavirus Cases In Wyoming Friday; 487 Active

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By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily

Wyoming’s active coronavirus cases decreased of 11 on Friday.

Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received new reports of 62 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases.

At the same time, the state reported 38 new laboratory-confirmed and 10 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 487 active cases, down 11 from Thursday.

Laramie County reported an increase again, growing by nine to 116 active cases, while Teton had 86; Sweetwater 49; Natrona 44; Fremont 38; Uinta 27; Lincoln 25; Carbon 22; Campbell 18; Albany 14; Sheridan nine; Big Horn eight; Goshen seven; Park six; Platte and Weston four; Washakie three; Converse, Hot Springs, and Johnson report two each; Sublette had one, while Crook and Niobrara continued with zero active cases reported.

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 55,163 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020.

Of those, 53,985 have recovered.

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