COVID-19 statewide; 688 cases, 658 recovered

The number of laboratory confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Wyoming has risen to 688 as of 8:50 am Saturday, May 30, according to the Wyoming Department of Health. That’s an increase of 6 from the 682 reported on Friday.

The WDH reported on an additional death related to COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the state total to 16.

Cases in Natrona County remain at 62 on Saturday, with 14 probable cases.

Statewide, there are 210 probable cases of COVID-19, an increase of 1 since Friday.

“Probable Cases include a total count of people who are identified to be a close contact to a laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 case AND develop symptoms of COVID-19 within 14 days, but are not tested. This count includes probable cases that have recovered,” the WDH says.

As of 8:50 am Saturday, 658 people were considered recovered, including 502 with a confirmed case. That’s 24 recoveries since these data were last updated on Thursday.

54 in Natrona were considered recovered as of Saturday, including 43 with a lab confirmed case.

“A case is defined as recovered when there is resolution of fever without the use of fever-reducing medications and there is improvement in respiratory symptoms (e.g. cough, shortness of breath) for 72 hours AND at least 7 days have passed since symptoms first appeared,” says the WDH.

23,191 tests have been completed in Wyoming, about half of which (11,833) were completed at Wyoming Public Health Labs. 2,524 tests have been completed overall in Natrona County, 4.0% of which have tested positive.

Confirmed cases in each county as of Thursday afternoon are as follows (probable cases in parentheses):

Albany: 23 (2)
Big Horn: 4 (1)
Campbell: 18 (13)
Carbon: 9 (7)
Converse: 14 (10)
Crook: 5
Fremont: 247 (30)
Goshen: 4 (1)
Hot Springs: 8 (4)
Johnson: 14 (4)
Laramie: 122 (66)
Lincoln: 11 (4)
Natrona: 62 (14)
Niobrara: 1 (1)
Park: 2
Platte: 1
Sheridan: 12 (4)
Sublette: 1 (2)
Sweetwater: 19 (8)
Teton: 69 (31)
Uinta: 9 (3)
Washakie: 32 (5)
Weston: 1

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