By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
Wyoming’s active coronavirus cases decreased by 54 to start the week.
Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received reports of 204 new recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases between Friday and Monday.
At the same time, the state reported 129 new laboratory-confirmed and 21 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 477 active cases Monday.
Laramie County had the highest number of active cases at with 161; Sweetwater had 64; Campbell 47; Natrona 34; Park 33; Uinta 31; Fremont 19; Sheridan 17; Platte 14; Albany 12; Big Horn and Teton eight; Carbon seven; Johnson four; Converse, Goshen and Weston three; Lincoln, Sublette and Washakie two, and Crook, Hot Springs and Niobrara had one case each.
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 60,773 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020.
Of those, 59,576 have recovered.