By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
Wyoming’s active coronavirus increased by 742 on Friday to end the week.
Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received reports of 1,132 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases Friday.
At the same time, the state reported 1,519 new laboratory-confirmed and 355 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 8,088 active cases for Friday.
Two counties had more than 1,000 active cases, 10 had more than 300 and 15 had more than 100.
Laramie County had 1,519; Natrona 1,279; Fremont 809; Teton 651; Albany 569; Sweetwater 550; Campbell 499; Sheridan 413; Uinta 380; Lincoln 206; Carbon 197; Park 191; Johnson 156; Goshen 141; Converse 132; Sublette 78; Crook 69; Washakie 62; Weston 58; Platte 56; Hot Springs 33; Big Horn had 26, while Niobrara reported 11.
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 135,369 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020. Of those, 125,680 have recovered.