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Saturday: labs confirm 43 new COVID-19 cases in Wyoming, 32 recoveries


CASPER, Wyo — 43 new laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Wyoming as of 8:44 am Saturday, July 11. That brings the total number of lab confirmed cases to 1,488, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).

The WDH reports the average number of COVID-19 cases per day as follows:

  • Last 21 days: 25.05
  • Last 14 days: 25.79
  • Last 7 days: 23.71

Wyoming has seen 351 probable cases, 5 more than reported Friday. One additional COVID-19 related death was reported out of Laramie County on Tuesday. There have been 21 COVID-19 related deaths reported in the state.

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One new lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 was reported in Natrona County on Saturday, which has seen 135 lab confirmed cases overall. Natrona’s probable cases count was revised down one to 24 on Friday and remains unchanged Saturday.

32 new recoveries from among those with a lab confirmed case in Wyoming were reported on Saturday, bringing the total to 1,085. Two new probable case recoveries reported Saturday brought the total to 276.

Three new recoveries from lab confirmed cases were reported in Natrona on Friday, bringing the total to 88. No new probable case recoveries were reported, which stand at 13.

54,917 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in Wyoming. That includes 27,451 from the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory.

Confirmed COVID-19 case counts by county as of 8:44 am Saturday are listed below, with probable cases in parentheses:

  • Albany: 44 (5)
  • Big Horn: 26 (4)
  • Campbell: 68 (17)
  • Carbon: 16 (13)
  • Converse: 17 (11)
  • Crook: 7
  • Fremont: 341 (43)
  • Goshen: 7 (2)
  • Hot Springs: 9 (3)
  • Johnson: 17 (4)
  • Laramie: 212 (111)
  • Lincoln: 34 (7)
  • Natrona: 135 (24)
  • Niobrara: 1 (1)
  • Park: 75 (9)
  • Platte: 3 (1)
  • Sheridan: 21 (8)
  • Sublette: 4 (3)
  • Sweetwater: 126 (10)
  • Teton: 123 (32)
  • Uinta: 163 (38)
  • Washakie: 38 (5)
  • Weston: 1

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.