By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
Wyoming’s active coronavirus case count increased by 346 from Tuesday to Wednesday.
Wyoming Department of Health received reports Wednedsay of 88 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases.
At the same time, the state reported 608 new laboratory-confirmed and 186 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 4,153 active cases for Wednesday.
Twelve counties have more than 100 active cases and eight have more than 200. Natrona County had 726; Laramie 386; Campbell had 376; Fremont 347; Sweetwater 299; Sheridan 271; Uinta 263; Park 201; Lincoln 194; Converse 172; Albany 147; Teton 130; Carbon 89; Goshen 85; Crook 76; Washakie 69; Big Horn 68; Hot Springs 55; Sublette 51; Platte 50; Johnson 41; Weston had 34, while Niobrara reported the fewest active cases, with 23. No county reported zero active cases for Wednesday.
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 82,897 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020. Of those, 77,826 have recovered.