By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
Wyoming’s active coronavirus case total increased by 441 to end the week.
Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received reports of 956 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases.
At the same time, the state reported 1,088 new laboratory-confirmed and 309 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 5,440 active cases for Friday.
Six counties had more than 300 active cases, nine had more than 200 and 14 had more than 100.
Laramie County had 1,029 cases; Natrona 716; Fremont 591; Campbell 425; Sweetwater 374; Sheridan 302; Carbon 296; Teton 284; Albany 271; Goshen 156; Uinta 152; Converse 130; Park 113; Lincoln 106; Washakie 89; Johnson and Weston 70; Sublette 60; Crook 55; Big Horn 43; Hot Springs 40; Platte had 39, while Niobrara reported 29.
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 144,526 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020. Of those, 137,461 have recovered.