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Monday: 39 new lab confirmed COVID cases reported in Wyoming


UPDATE: Recovery data for Monday has been added to this article.

CASPER, Wyo — 39 new laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Wyoming as of 3 pm Monday, July 13. That brings the total number of lab confirmed cases to 1,545, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).

As of Monday, the WDH reports the average number of COVID-19 cases per day as follows:

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  • Last 21 days: 26.71
  • Last 14 days: 27.21
  • Last 7 days: 24.43

Three additional probable COVID-19 cases were reported on Monday, bringing the total to 359. There have been 21 COVID-19 related deaths reported in the state.

Three new lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Natrona County on Monday, which has seen 142 lab confirmed cases overall. Natrona’s probable case count was revised down one from Sunday to 25 on Monday.

35 new recoveries from among those with a lab confirmed case in Wyoming were reported on Monday, bringing the total to 1,131. 5 additional probable case recoveries brought the total to 281.

8 additional recoveries from a lab confirmed case were reported in Natrona on Monday, bringing the total to 97. One new probable case recovery was reported, bringing the total to 14.

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 3 pm Monday are listed below, with probable cases in parentheses:

  • Albany: 44 (5)
  • Big Horn: 26 (4)
  • Campbell: 71 (17)
  • Carbon: 16 (13)
  • Converse: 17 (11)
  • Crook: 7
  • Fremont: 345 (42)
  • Goshen: 8 (2)
  • Hot Springs: 9 (3)
  • Johnson: 17 (4)
  • Laramie: 221 (117)
  • Lincoln: 34 (7)
  • Natrona: 142 (25)
  • Niobrara: 1 (1)
  • Park: 75 (9)
  • Platte: 3 (1)
  • Sheridan: 25 (8)
  • Sublette: 6 (4)
  • Sweetwater: 140 (10)
  • Teton: 130 (32)
  • Uinta: 167 (38)
  • Washakie: 38 (5)
  • Weston: 3

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.