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COVID UPDATE: Monday, June 21: Active COVID cases down 32 from last week

 

June 17, 2021

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming dropped over the past week to the lowest level seen since late April.

Figures from the Wyoming Department of Health showed that the number of active cases on Monday was 405, a decline of 32 from June 14 and the lowest number seen since April 20, when the number of active cases stood at 376.

The department’s regular coronavirus report said the state received reports of 309 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 since June 14, along with 87 reports of probable cases.

At the same time, the number of reported recoveries among those with confirmed and probable cases increased by 419 to leave the state with 405 active cases.

Laramie County had the highest number of active cases at 202; Sweetwater County had 39; Campbell County had 25; Natrona County had 24; Albany had 20; Uinta had 16; Fremont had 15; Park had 13; Teton had 10; Platte had eight; Johnson had seven; Converse, Goshen and Hot Springs had four; Crook, Lincoln and Sheridan had three; Washakie had two, and Carbon, Niobrara and Weston had one.

Big Horn and Sublette counties had no active cases as of Monday.

Active cases are determined by adding the total confirmed and probable coronavirus cases diagnosed since the illness first surfaced in Wyoming on March 12, 2020, subtracting the number of recoveries during the same period among patients with both confirmed and probable cases and taking into account the number of deaths attributed to the illness.

New confirmed cases were reported in 20 counties. Laramie County had the highest number of new cases at 148. The increase is due to large gatherings of people in the county and low vaccination rates, according to the Cheyenne/Laramie County Health Department.

The new confirmed and probable cases brought to 61,630 the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus since the illness was first detected in Wyoming.

Of those, 60,491 have recovered, according to the Department of Health.

Active coronavirus case count in Wyoming by county

Compiled from Wyoming Department of Health figures released at 3 p.m. Monday, June 21, 2021.

Albany 20

Big Horn 0

Campbell 25

Carbon 1

Converse 4

Crook 3

Fremont 15

Goshen 4

Hot Springs 4

Johnson 7

Laramie 202

Lincoln 3

Natrona 24

Niobrara 1

Park 13

Platte 8

Sheridan 3

Sublette 0

Sweetwater 39

Teton 10

Uinta 16

Washakie 2

Weston 1

Total 405

Confirmed coronavirus case count in Wyoming by county

As reported by the Wyoming Department of Health, 3 p.m. Monday, June 21, 2021.

Albany 4,052

Big Horn 968

Campbell 4,617

Carbon 1,466

Converse 531

Crook 421

Fremont 4,451

Goshen 1,140

Hot Springs 275

Johnson 436

Laramie 8,335

Lincoln 1,205

Natrona 6,058

Niobrara 72

Park 2,739

Platte 453

Sheridan 2,553

Sublette 648

Sweetwater 4,467

Teton 3,710

Uinta 1,976

Washakie 726

Weston 549

Total 51,848

For full stats go to https://health.wyo.gov/publichealth/infectious-disease-epidemiology-unit/disease/novel-coronavirus/covid-19-map-and-statistics/

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.)

Questions?

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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