By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
Wyoming’s active coronavirus case total decreased by 2,374 on Wednesday.
Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received reports of 3,451 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases.
At the same time, the state reported 805 new laboratory-confirmed and 272 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 2,850 active cases for Tuesday
Three counties had more than 300 active cases, five had more than 200, and nine had more 100.
Laramie County dropped 620, to 505 cases, while Natrona dropped 394, to 374. Fremont had 312; Campbell 282; Sweetwater 220; Sheridan 160; Carbon 122; Albany 117; Teton 111; Park 88; Uinta 76; Goshen 67; Lincoln 60; Washakie 49; Converse and Sublette 48; Niobrara 39; Weston 37; Johnson 36; Crook 35; Big Horn 31; Platte had 19, while Hot Springs reported 14.
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 148,382 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020. Of those, 143,882 have recovered.