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Monday: 152 new confirmed COVID cases in Wyoming, 23 in Natrona

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CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Health reported 152 new laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 during their 3 pm Monday, Oct. 12 update.

Wyoming has now seen a total of 6,628 lab confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic. A record 195 new cases in a single day were reported Friday.

39 new probable cases reported Monday brought the total to 1,176. Wyoming has seen a total of 54 COVID-19 related deaths among residents since the start of the pandemic.

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153 new recoveries from among people with a lab confirmed case were reported by the WDH on Monday, bringing the total to 5,161. Recoveries from probable cases rose by seven to 876.

The WDH reported 23 new lab confirmed cases in Natrona County on Monday, bringing the total to 675. Probable cases in the county rose by one to 123.

Three new recoveries from among people with a lab confirmed case were reported on Monday in Natrona, which has seen 494 lab confirmed case recoveries. The number of probable case recoveries remains at 93.

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

  • last 21 days: 111.6
  • last 14 days: 119.1
  • last 7 days: 125.7

188,406 COVID-19 tests had been completed in Wyoming with 3.3% of tests coming back positive.

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


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: covid@cnchd.org


  • 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.