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COVID-19 UPDATE 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 7, 2020: State COVID count at 216, 0 deaths


April 2, 2020

The Wyoming Department of Health Tuesday morning reported 216 COVID-19 cases in the state, in 18 counties with 52 recovered and zero deaths.

One of the increases from Monday was the fifth Washakie County case, an inmate in the detention center who is from out-of-state.

Counties that have not reported a positive case yet are Big Horn, Hot Springs, Niobrara, Platte and Weston.

Washakie County Public Health is reporting 33 tests with 25 returned as negative, 5 positive, and 4 with results pending. One of the positive Washakie County residents was collected in Hot Springs County and one is the out-of-state inmate.

The governor extended all state closures and gathering orders through April and added a 14-day travel quarantine. He also amended the curbside and take-out orders for restaurants. Only curbside delivery is allowed. No one is allowed inside restaurants.

See the orders on this website.

The WDH lists 52 cases recovered, 0 deaths.

WDH reports 11.1% hospitalized.

*PLEASE NOTE: Information about hospitalization status 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.

Testing Numbers 4,005


IMPORTANT NOTICE: Beginning April 8, regular updates to case information will be made once a day at approximately 3 p.m.

Tests completed at Wyoming Public Health Laboratory: 2,481

Tests completed at CDC lab: 1

Tests reported by commercial labs: 1,523

(Commercial labs are required to report positive test results to WDH; negative results are not reported consistently.)

Total reported positive cases: 216

Cases by County

Albany: 4

Big Horn

Campbell: 9

Carbon: 4

Converse: 4

Crook: 1

Fremont: 38

Goshen: 3

Hot Springs:

Johnson: 8

Laramie: 47

Lincoln: 4

Natrona: 26


Park: 1


Sheridan: 12

Sublette: 1

Sweetwater: 5

Teton: 41

Uinta: 3

Washakie: 5


For full stats go to

Helpful Links

General Information

Learn more about coronavirus disease 2019 from the Centers from Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

(CDC information includes prevention strategies, case counts, frequently asked questions and answers, travel guidance.)


If you are sick, please contact your healthcare provider. Wyoming residents with general questions about COVID-19 may send an email to [email protected]

Public health nurses can be a helpful source of information. Learn how to contact Wyoming's public health nursing county offices.


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