By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming decreased by 621 on Tuesday from Friday.
The Wyoming Department of Health received reports of 1,889 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases over the long holiday weekend..
At the same time,
Twelve counties have more than 100 active cases, with six having more than 200. Natrona County continues to have the highest number of active cases in the state at 591 as of Tuesday; Laramie had 364; Campbell had 310; Uinta 290; Sweetwater 278; Fremont 265; Park 189; Hot Springs 140; Lincoln 131; Teton 129; Sheridan 117; Converse 109; Albany 87; Carbon 77; Goshen 72; Platte 57; Big Horn 54; Washakie 51; Crook 48; Johnson 43; Weston 40; Sublette had 33, while Niobrara had 18.
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 78,495 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020. Of those, 74,132 have recovered.