By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
Wyoming’s active coronavirus case total increased by 69 on Monday.
Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received reports of 1,910 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases.
At the same time, the state reported 1,616 new laboratory-confirmed and 363 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 5,509 active cases for Monday.
Six counties had more than 300 active cases, nine with more than 200 and 12 over 100.
Laramie County had 1,161 cases; Natrona 786; Fremont 612; Sweetwater 462; Campbell 430; Albany 315; Sheridan 287; Carbon 260; Teton 221; Goshen 152; Uinta 101; Lincoln 87; Washakie 84; Converse 64; Sublette 62; Crook and Weston 55; Platte 47; Johnson 46; Hot Springs 40; Big Horn had 31, while Niobrara reported 23.
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 146,505 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020. Of those, 139,371 have recovered.