COVID-19 Testing

Containers from health care centers around Wyoming containing coronavirus specimen collection kits arrive at the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory in Cheyenne for sorting on Sept. 4. The lab covers the cost of shipping and receives daily shipments from health care centers. The samples arrive in one day and roughly 80% of the samples are tested the same day they arrive at the facility.

The total number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming grew by 126 on Friday, with the number of confirmed cases rising by 116 and the number of probable cases rising by 10, according to the Wyoming Department of Health’s daily update.

Additionally, 82 new coronavirus recoveries were announced: 73 confirmed and nine probable.

Numbers to know

Active cases: 303 (478 including probable cases)

Hospitalized patients: 16 (not yet updated from Thursday)

Deaths: 695 (two announced this week, 24 announced this month)

First vaccine doses received: 167,630 (84,630 Pfizer, 83,000 Moderna)

First vaccine doses given: 134,978

Second vaccine doses received: 118,805 (58,305 Pfizer, 60,500 Moderna)

Second vaccine doses given: 87,989

One-time vaccine doses received: 8,400 (Johnson & Johnson)

One-time vaccine doses given: 4,106

Are we trending up or down?

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