By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
Wyoming’s active coronavirus case total increased by 55 on Wednesday.
Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received reports of 274 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases.
At the same time, the state reported 281 new laboratory-confirmed cases and 47 new probable cases, leaving Wyomign with 901 active cases on Wednesday.
Two counties reported more than 100 active cases.
Laramie County had 192 cases, Fremont 104; Natrona 92; Sweetwater 76; Campbell 707; Teton 57; Carbon 42; Albany 40; Sheridan 37; Goshen, Lincoln and Park 26; Hot Springs and Washakie 17; Uinta 16; Sublette 13; Big Horn ten; Converse and Weston nine; Platte had seven; while Crook, Johnson and Niobrara reported five.
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 153,663 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020. Of those, 151,074 have recovered.