Wyoming Reports 483 COVID-19 Cases; 428 Have Recovered

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The number of laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wyoming on Thursday rose to 483, up four from Wednesday plus 152 probable cases and 428 recovered cases, according to the Wyoming Department of Health.

The total number of deaths statewide remained at seven.

In Natrona County, the number of confirmed cases remained at 38 of which 33 have recovered, with 10 probable cases.

Statewide, Fremont County had the most cases at 159, followed by Laramie County at 109, then Teton County at 67.

Platte and Weston counties still have not reported any confirmed cases.

As of Thursday, the state health laboratory had completed 5,990 tests, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had completed one test, and commercial labs had completed 6,910 tests.

As of Thursday, 12.6% of confirmed cases had required hospitalization, 69.8% had not required hospitalization, and the rest were unknown. (This information reflects only hospitalizations reported to the Wyoming Department of Health, therefore this information may be incomplete. This number indicates the number of patients that were ever hospitalized during their illness. It does not indicate the number of patients currently hospitalized.)

As of Thursday, 34.2% of confirmed cases had underlying health conditions such as heart disease, lung disease or diabetes; 43.3% had no underlying health conditions; and the rest were unknown.

Of the lab-confirmed cases by race and ethnicity, 51.1% identify as white, 27.3% were American Indian, 13.3% were Hispanic and 1.7% were black.

Most cases were in the 19-29-year age group at 18%, with the 50-59-year and the 60-69-year age group at 15%,

The most reported symptoms of confirmed cases were coughing at 64.4%, followed by  headache at 54.2%, and runny nose at 44.9%.

These are the cases by county. The Wyoming Health Department said the first number shows laboratory-confirmed cases; the second number shows probable cases. Probable cases are defined as close contacts of lab-confirmed cases with symptoms consistent with COVID-19.

  • Albany: 8.
  • Big Horn: 2 (1).
  • Campbell: 16 (9).
  • Carbon: 5.
  • Converse: 14 (9).
  • Crook: 5.
  • Fremont: 159 (9).
  • Goshen: 3 (1).
  • Hot Springs: 1 (2).
  • Johnson: 11 (4).
  • Laramie: 109 (54).
  • Lincoln: 7 (3).
  • Natrona: 38 (10).
  • Niobrara: 1 (1).
  • Park: 1.
  • Sheridan: 12 (4).
  • Sublette: 1 (2).
  • Sweetwater: 12 (7).
  • Teton: 67 (31).
  • Uinta: 6 (2).
  • Washakie: 5 (3).

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