Casper, WY – According to the Wyoming Department of Health, that brought the total to 38,168 confirmed COVID cases in Wyoming since the pandemic began. The Wyoming Department of Health also reported 33 additional COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total number among Wyoming residents to 438 in 2020.
According to the statistics, Wyoming has been adding an average of 148.1 new confirmed cases per day over the last seven days.
378 new recoveries from lab confirmed cases have been reported, bringing the total to 36,914. An additional 89 probable case recoveries were also reported for a total of 6,123.
Wyoming Department of Health says:
“A lab confirmed or probable 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 24 hours AND at least 10 days have passed since symptoms first appeared. Cases with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 who have not had any symptoms are considered recovered when at least 10 days have passed since the date of their first positive test and have had no subsequent illness provided they remain asymptomatic.”
They’ve also mentioned that the department marks people as recovered once their isolation order date has expired. People who test positive are asked to remain in isolation until 10 days since their first symptoms or 10 days after their test was taken, or longer if they are still showing symptoms.