By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
The number of deaths among Wyoming residents linked to the coronavirus has increased to 1,526, the state Health Department reported Tuesday
The department said the deaths of 24 people in October, November and December were connected to the illness.
Six Park County residents, five women and one man, died after being hospitalized for treatment of the illness.
The deaths of four Laramie County residents, three women and one man, were also linked to coronavirus.
Other victims included an Albany County man and woman, a Campbell County man and woman, a Converse County man and woman, a Fremont County woman and two Goshen County men.
Also connected to the virus were the deaths of a Natrona County man, a Platte County man and woman, a Sheridan County man and a Sweetwater County man.
The deaths were announced as department figures showed the state’s number of active coronavirus cases on Tuesday stood at 854, an increase of three from Monday.