By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily
The number of deaths of Wyoming residents tied to coronavirus has increased to 1,650, the Wyoming Department of Health announced Tuesday.
The department announced the deaths of another 25 Wyoming residents in December and January was responsible for boosting the number.
The deaths included six Laramie County residents, five women and one man, four Sweetwater County residents, three men and one woman, and three Park County residents, two women and one man.
Other deaths included a Campbell County man, two Crook County men, a Fremont County man, a Natrona County man and woman, a Lincoln County man, a Niobrara County man, two Sheridan County men, a Uinta County man and a Weston County man.
The news came on the same day the Wyoming Department of Health announced a decline of 285 in the number of active COVID cases around the state.