By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
The deaths of 10 more Wyoming residents have been linked to the coronavirus, according to the Wyoming Department of Health.
The department announced Tuesday that eight residents died in July and two died in June, bringing Wyoming’s death toll from the illness to 776.
The victims included two older Campbell County men who died in July after being hospitalized for treatment of the illness and an older Converse County woman who was also hospitalized and died in July.
A Johnson County woman died in July, as did an older Laramie County woman who was hospitalized for treatment.
An older Natrona County man and an older Park County woman both died in June after being hospitalized for treatment.
The other victims included an older Sublette County man who had been hospitalized, an older Sweetwater County man and an older Uinta County man who had been hospitalized in another state. They all died in July.
The announcement came as state figures showed the number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming increased by 65 from Monday to total 781.