By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
The number of deaths linked to the coronavirus since it was first detected in Wyoming has climbed to 1,588, according to the Wyoming Department of Health.
The department announced Tuesday that another 16 deaths that occurred in December and January have been tied to COVID.
The deaths included three Carbon County residents, two men and a woman, a Big Horn County man and woman and a Fremont County man and woman.
Other victims included a Hot Springs County man, a Laramie County woman, two Natrona County men, a Park County man, a Sweetwater County man and woman and a Washakie County man and woman.
The announcement of the deaths came on the same day the department’s figures showed the number of active coronavirus cases in the state climbed by 203 to total 3,288.