By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
Wyoming’s active coronavirus case total decreased by 49 on Friday to tend the week.
Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received reports of 424 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases.
At the same time, the state reported 302 new laboratory-confirmed aand 73 new probable cases to leave the state with 1,748 active cases on Friday
Only one county had more than 300 active cases, while five had more than 100.
Laramie County had 302 cases; Fremont 234; Natrona 218; Campbell 164; Sweetwater 153; Albany 92; Teton 85; Carbon 70; Sheridan 67; Lincoln 42; Goshen, Park and Washakie 41; Converse 33; Sublette 25; Crook 21; Big Horn Hot Springs and Weston 20; Uinta 18; Platte 15; Johnson had 14, while Niobrara reported 12.
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 152,561 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020. Of those, 149,166 have recovered.