By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily
Wyoming’s active coronavirus cases decreased by 72 to start the week Monday.
Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received reports of 209 new recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases.
At the same time, the state reported 109 new laboratory-confirmed and 28 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 460 active cases
Laramie County had the highest number of active cases at 127; Sweetwater had 57; Albany had 53; Campbell had 50; Natrona 35; Park 33; Fremont 26; Uinta 17; Teton 15; Goshen and Sheridan 12; Carbon four; Converse, Johnson and Platte three; Big Horn and Washakie two; while six counties, Crook, Hot Springs, Lincoln, Niobrara, Sublette and Weston, each had one case.
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 59,797 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020.
Of those, 58,624 have recovered.