By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
Wyoming’s active coronavirus case count decreased by 175 to end the week.
Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received reports of 698 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases on Friday.
At the same time, the state reported 400 new laboratory-confirmed and 123 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 3,130 active cases.
Thirteen counties now have more than 100 active cases, with four having more than 200. Natrona County had 573 Laramie 391; Fremont 287; Sheridan 224; Campbell 193; Uinta 173; Sweetwater 169; Park 142; Albany 132; Carbon 130; Goshen 129; Lincoln 103; Weston 89; Teton and Washakie 79; Converse 61;Sublette 37; Crook and Johnson 29; Platte 27; Big Horn 21; Niobrara had 20; while Hot Springs reported 13 active cases.
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 102,926 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020. Of those, 98,622 have recovered.