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Sunday: 162 new lab confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wyoming, 24 in Natrona County

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CASPER, Wyo — 162 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported by the Wyoming Department of Health reported during its 9:00 am update Sunday, Sept. 27. That brings the total number of lab-confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic to 4,780 in Wyoming.

This comes after 137 new lab-confirmed cases were reported on Wednesday, 120 new lab-confirmed cases on Thursday, 97 on Friday. and 33 on Sunday.

Six new probable cases were reported on Sunday, bringing the total to 853. COVID-19 related deaths among Wyoming residents remain at 50.

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28 new recoveries from among people with a lab-confirmed case were reported by the WDH Sunday, bringing the total to 3,824. Recoveries from probable cases rose by 12 to 695.

The WDH reported 24 new lab-confirmed cases in Natrona County on Sunday, bringing the total to 467. Three new probable cases in the county brought the total to 92.

There are 129 active lab-confirmed cases in Natrona County, according to WDH.

3 new active case recoveries were reported by the WDH Sunday in Natrona County, for a total of 334. Probable case recoveries remain at 69.

Wyoming’s average daily number of lab-confirmed cases is as follows:

  • last 21 days: 64.50
  • last 14 days: 80.15
  • last 7 days: 101.3

155,082 COVID-19 tests have been completed in Wyoming as of Friday, with 2.9% of tests coming back positive. Testing data were not updated Sunday.

County-specific COVID-19 information is available from the Wyoming Department of Health.

This is the current count in all Wyoming counties, with recovered cases in parentheses:

  • Albany: 436 (84)
  • Big Horn: 52 (6)
  • Campbell: 269 (34)
  • Carbon: 197 (31)
  • Converse: 82 (33) 
  • Crook: 38 (6)
  • Fremont: 636 (80)
  • Goshen: 86 (12)
  • Hot Springs: 33 (5)
  • Johnson: 27 (9)
  • Laramie: 526 (169)
  • Lincoln: 145 (32)
  • Natrona: 467 (92) 
  • Niobrara: 2 (2)
  • Park: 217 (19)
  • Platte: 21 (7)
  • Sheridan: 217 (72)
  • Sublette: 75 (22)
  • Sweetwater: 316 (19)
  • Teton: 518 (36)
  • Uinta: 286 (66)
  • Washakie: 106 (9)
  • Weston: 28 (8)

The Latest Statistics from the Wyoming Department of Health:

What to do if you are feeling sick: In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Casper-Natrona County Health Department says that people who are feeling sick or exhibiting symptoms should contact their primary physician.

If you do not have a primary care provider, and live in Natrona County, please contact the COVID-19 hotline, operated by the Casper-Natrona County Department of Health. The line is open Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 577-9892. Hotline services are intended for Natrona County residents and may not be able to provide specific information to persons calling from out of county.

Officials ask that you please do not self-report to the Emergency Room. Persons experiencing problems breathing should call 9-11.

For general inquiries and non-symptom related questions about COVID-19, please contact the Casper-Natrona County Health Department via email:

  • Practice Social Distancing by putting distance between yourself and other people. This is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting very sick.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Stay home if you’re sick
  • Cover coughs and sneezes. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.
  • Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.

A list of area closures attributed to COVID-19 are available here.