By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily.
Wyoming’s active coronavirus increased by 12 on Wednesday.
Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that the department received reports of 59 recoveries among those with confirmed or probable cases.
At the same time, the state reported 71 new laboratory-confirmed cases and no change in probable cases, leaving hte state with 250 active cases on Wednesday.
Laramie County had 38 cases, Fremont and Natrona 29; Weston 19; Sweetwater and Teton 18; Campbell and Goshen 16; Platte nine; Carbon and Park eight; Albany, Big Horn and Sheridan six; Uinta five; Lincoln and Niobrara four; Washakie three; Converse, Hot Springs and Sublette had two, while Crook and Johnson reported one. 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 155,629 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the first case was detected in Wyoming in March 2020. Of those, 153,630 have recovered.