By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
Wyoming’s active coronavirus case count decreased by 521 over the weekend.
Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received reports of 1,217 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases between Friday and Monday.
At the same time, the state reported 528 new laboratory-confirmed and 171 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 2,609 active cases for Monday.
Twelve counties have more than than 100 active cases, with three having more than 200. Natrona county had 470 Laramie 343; Fremont 229; Campbell 166; Sheridan and Uinta 162; Sweetwater 145; Albany 130; Park 112; Goshen 107; Carbon 96; Lincoln 81; Weston 76; Teton 61; Converse 57; Washakie 52; Platte 34; Crook and Sublette 29; Johnson 25; Niobrara 18; Big Horn had 16, while Hot Springs reported nine 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 103,622 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020. Of those, 99,839 have recovered.