By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
Wyoming’s active coronavirus cases increased by 15 on Thursday from Wednesday.
Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received reports of 94 new recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases.
At the same time, the state reported 89 new laboratory-confirmed and 21 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 527 active cases.
Laramie County continued to have the highest number of active cases at reports the most number of active cases, with 135; Sweetwater had 76; Campbell 61; Natrona 45; Uinta 33; Park 32; Albany 30; Sheridan 29; Fremont 27; Platte 15; Johnson eight; Teton seven; Big Horn and Crook five; Goshen four; Lincoln, Sublette and Weston three; Converse and Washakie two, and Hot Springs and Niobrara one.
Carbon County had no active cases as of Thursday.
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 60,543 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020.