By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
The number of Wyoming residents whose deaths have been linked to the coronavirus has grown to 1,572, the Wyoming Department of Health announced Tuesday.
The department reported another 46 deaths connected to COVID-19 occurred in October, November and December.
The deaths included eight Natrona County residents, six women and two men who died in November and December, and seven Laramie County residents, four men and three women.
Six Fremont County residents, three men and three women, were also among the fatalities, as were four Park County men.
Other victims included an Albany County woman, a Carbon County woman, a Converse County man and woman, a Goshen County man, a Johnson County woman, a Platte County man and woman, a Sheridan County man and woman, a Sublette County man, two Sweetwater County women and one man, a Uinta County man and woman, a Washakie County man and woman, and two Weston County men.
The news came as Department of Health figures showed the number of active coronavirus cases in the state increased by 281 on Tuesday.