By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
Wyoming’s active coronavirus decreased by 130 to end the week Friday.
The Wyoming Department of Health received reports of 603 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases on Friday.
At the same time, the state reported 338 new laboratory-confirmed and 135 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 3,532 active cases.
Twelve counties had more than 100 active cases, with six having more than 200.
Natrona County had 689; Freemont 328; Campbell 298; Laramie 294; Sheridan 241; Goshen 214; Park 197; Uinta 156; Albany 145; Sweetwater 138; Washakie 132; Lincoln 110; Carbon 92; Converse 83; Platte 71; Teton 70; Sublette 63; Big Horn 51; Weston 50; Crook 34; Niobrara 32; Johnson 29; had while Hot Springs reported the fewest active cases, with 15.
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 97,137 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020. Of those, 92,525 have recovered.