By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
Wyoming’s active coronavirus case total increased by 29 on Friday.
Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received reports of 223 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases.
At the same time, the state reported 213 new laboratory-confirmed and 39 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 1,431 active cases for Friday
Four counties had more than 100 active cases and two had more than 200.
Laramie County had 284; Natrona 212; Uinta 130; Campbell 115; Carbon 98; Sheridan 86; Sweetwater 69; Fremont 655; Park 61; Albany 60; Lincoln 40; Teton 34; Platte 28; Johnson 24; Converse 23; Sublette 20; Goshen 19; Washakie 17; Big Horn 16; Crook 13; Weston 8; Niobrara had seven, while Hot Springs reported two active cases. No counties reported zero 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 111,812 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020. Of those, 108,953 have recovered.