By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily
Wyoming’s active coronavirus cases decreased by 16 on Monday.
Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received reports of 165 new recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases.
At the same time, the state reported 112 new laboratory-confirmed and 4 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 419 active cases, down 16 from Friday
Laramie county reported the most cases, with 78; Fremont and Teton had 60; Sweetwater 51; Uinta 27; Lincoln 26; Natrona 23; Campbell and had Park 13; Carbon 11; Albany and Sheridan had ten; Goshen and Sublette seven each; Converse six; Big Horn five; Crook, Johnson and Platte had three; Hot Springs two; Weston one, while Niobrara and Washakie reported zero.
Active cases are determined by adding the total confirmed and probable coronavirus cases diagnosed since the illness first surfaced in Wyoming on March 12, 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 55,730 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020.
Of those, 54,618 have recovered.