By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
Wyoming’s active coronavirus case total decreased by 517 on Monday.
Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received reports of 1,397 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases from Saturday through Monday.
At the same time, the state reported 711 new laboratory-confirmed and 169 new probable cases, leaving Wyoming with 2,445 active cases for Monday
Two counties had more than 300 active cases and seven had more than 100.
Laramie County had 403 cases, Fremont 389; Natrona 280; Campbell 231; Sweetwater 216; Sheridan 121; Albany 109; Teton 89; Carbon 83; Park 78; Lincoln 69; Uinta 55; Goshen 45; Crook 40; Sublette 39; Hot Springs 34; Platte 33; Converse and Weston 30; Washakie 28; Bog Horn 20 Johnson had 13, while Niobrara reported ten. No county reported zero active cases.
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 150,722 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020. Of those, 146,627 have recovered.
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