By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
Wyoming’s active coronavirus increased by 655 on Thursday.
Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received reports of 340 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases.
At the same time, the state reported 792 new laboratory-confirmed and 223 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 2,423 active cases for Thursday.
Eight counties had more than 100 active cases and one had more than 500.
Teton County had 542; Laramie 445; Natrona 276; Albany 261; Uinta 164; Fremont 122; Campbell 118; Sweetwater 107;Sheridan 88; Park 57; Lincoln 43; Johnson 41; Carbon 31; Goshen 19; Converse and Sublette 18; Platte and Washakie 17; Crook 13; Big Horn, Niobrara and Weston reported seven, while Hot Springs had five.
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 119,093 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020. Of those, 115,098 have recovered.