By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
Wyoming’s active coronavirus case total decreased by 45 on Tuesday.
The Wyoming Department of Health received reports of 499 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases on Tuesday.
At the same time, the state reported 272 new laboratory-confirmed and 223 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 3,662 active cases, a decline of 45 from Monday.
Fifteen counties had more than 100 active cases, with eight having more than 200. Natrona County had 620; Campbell 369; Fremont 308; to 326; Laramie had 297; Uinta 276; Sweetwater 247; Park 211; Sheridan 176; Lincoln 144; Albany 139; Washakie 113; Converse 106; Big Horn 103; Teton 102; Sublette 93; Goshen 70; Carbon 66; Crook 56; Platte 50; Johnson 44; Weston 34; Niobrara had 24, while Hot Springs reported the fewest active cases, with 14.
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 89,430 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020. Of those, 84,772 have recovered.