By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily
Wyoming’s active coronavirus case total decreased by 73 on Tuesday from Monday.
The Wyoming Department of Health received reports of 430 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases Tuesday.
At the same time, the state reported 225 new laboratory-confirmed and 155 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 3,439 active cases, a decline of 73 from Monday.
Twelve counties have more than 100 active cases, with six hav more than 200. Natrona County had 526; Laramie 370; Uinta 342; Campbell 286; Fremont 253; Sweetwater 251; Sheridan 192; Teton 153; Lincoln 137; Park 132; Albany 126; Converse 120; Hot Springs; 99; Platte 84; Johnson 68; Goshen 65; Carbon 63; Washakie 39; Big Horn and Crook 32; Weston 27; Sublette had 23, while Niobrara reported the fewest active cases, with 19. No county reported zero active cases for Tuesday.
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 75,136 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020. Of those, 70,839 have recovered.