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County COVID case increase attributed to multiple social events

WORLAND — In a week, Worland and Washakie County has seen an increase of 33 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Tuesday, Aug. 11. Four of the cases are reported as recovered by the Wyoming Department of Health, leaving 29 active.

On July 29, Washakie County had 0 active cases, less than a week later there were nine cases and in two weeks 33 cases.

According to Washakie County Public Health and the...