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Monday: 55 new lab confirmed case recoveries in Wyoming


CASPER, Wyo — 55 more people with a laboratory confirmed case of COVID-19 have recovered as of 3:45 pm, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).

That brings the total to 974 recoveries from among 1,349 total lab confirmed cases reported in the state. 7 new probable case recoveries were reported in Wyoming on Monday.

That brings the total to 260 out of 326 people with a probable case considered recovered. COVID-19 related deaths reported in Wyoming remain at 20.

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77 of the 130 people in Natrona County with a lab confirmed case have reportedly recovered, according to the WDH data. 13 of the 19 people with a probable case have reportedly recovered. Natrona has seen one COVID-19 death, according to the WDH.

NOTE: In our daily updates, Oil City generally reports new cases and new recoveries at the same time. The recovery data from the Wyoming Department of Health was updated after the new case data on Monday. In addition to this story, we’ve added recovery data to Monday’s initial story.

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.