By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
Wyoming’s active coronavirus cases decreased by 26 on Thurseay from Wednesday.
Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received reports of 97 new recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases.
At the same time, the state reported 44 new laboratory-confirmed and 27 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 501 active cases.
Laramie County had the most active cases, with 170; Sweetwater had 61; Campbell 58; Natrona 38; Park 28; Uinta 27; Sheridan 23; Fremont 21; Albany 19; Platte 11; Teton eight; Carbon and Converse six; Crook, Johnson and Sublette four; Big Horn and Weston three; Goshen, Hot Springs and Lincoln two, and Niobrara had one,
Washakie County reported no active cases 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 61,012 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020.
Of those, 59,786 have recovered.