COVID-19 Testing

Lab technician Rob Chrisensen prepares specimen samples for coronavirus testing at the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory in Cheyenne on Sept. 4, 2020. Any identifying patient information has been edited out of the photo.




The total number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming grew by 102 on Friday, with the number of confirmed cases rising by 98 and the number of probable cases rising by four, according to the Wyoming Department of Health’s daily update.

There are new confirmed cases in Big Horn (two), Campbell (seven), Carbon (seven), Fremont (17), Goshen, Laramie (11), Lincoln (two), Natrona, Park (five), Sheridan (three), Sublette (two), Sweetwater (23), Teton (15) and Uinta (three) counties. The department subtracted a confirmed case from Platte County.

Additionally, 75 new coronavirus recoveries were announced: 64 confirmed and 11 probable.

Numbers to know

Active cases: 289 (465 including probable cases)

Hospitalized patients: 19 (same number as Thursday)

Deaths: 693 (two announced this week, 22 announced this month)

Total cases: 55,581 (47,069 confirmed, 8,512 probable)

Total recoveries: 54,453 (46,087 confirmed, 8,366 probable)

First vaccine doses received: 152,240 (76,440 Pfizer, 75,800 Moderna)

First vaccine doses given: 122,038



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