By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
Wyoming’s active coronavirus declined by five from Friday to start the week.
Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received reports of 677 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases over the weekend.
At the same time, the state reported 535 new laboratory-confirmed and 137 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 2,083 active cases, a decline of five active cases since Friday.
Six counties are now over 100 active cases, with three being over 200. Despite a decline of 55 active cases, Laramie County continues to lead the state with 379. Natrona had 299; Campbell had 213; Uinta 178; Fremont increased 144; Teton 1302; Sheridan 96; Albany 95; Sweetwater 91; Park 90; Carbon 68; Converse 58; Lincoln 52; Platte 39; Goshen 36; Weston 22; Johnson 20; Big Horn 19; Washakie 18; Hot Springs 11; Sublette ten; Crook had nine, and Niobrara had six.
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 68,944 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020. Of those, 66,068 have recovered.
Of the total cases, 695 are the Delta variant.