COVID-19 Testing

Coronavirus specimen collection kits arrive at the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory in Cheyenne for sorting 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. Any identifying patient information has been edited out of the photo.

The total number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming grew by 58 on Friday, with the number of confirmed cases rising by 51 and the number of probable cases rising by seven, according to the Wyoming Department of Health’s daily update.

Additionally, 81 new coronavirus recoveries were announced: 65 confirmed and 16 probable.

Numbers to know

Active cases: 298 (452 including probable cases)

Hospitalized patients: 20 (not yet updated from Thursday)

Deaths: 700 (five announced this week, none announced in April)

First vaccine doses received: 1885,790 (93,990 Pfizer, 91,800 Moderna)

First vaccine doses given: 145,077

Second vaccine doses received: 138,005 (70,005 Pfizer, 68,000 Moderna)

Second vaccine doses given: 98,193

One-time vaccine doses received: 11,800 (Johnson & Johnson)

One-time vaccine doses given: 5,808

Are we trending up or down?

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