COVID-19 Testing

Covid-19 Surge Team member Evan Scott sorts coronavirus specimen collection kits brought in by a courier Friday, Sept. 4, at the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory in Cheyenne. The Surge Team members were brought on to help process the massive numbers of tests brought in to the lab from state wide health facilities.

The total number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming grew by 76 on Thursday, with the number of confirmed cases rising by 61 and the number of probable cases rising by 15, according to the Wyoming Department of Health’s daily update.

Additionally, 110 new coronavirus recoveries were announced: 94 confirmed and 16 probable.

There are now 24 Wyomingites hospitalized with COVID-19 — the most since March 9.

Numbers to know

Active cases: 279 (468 including probable cases)

Hospitalized patients: 24 (up two from Wednesday)

Deaths: 703 (two announced this week, three announced this month) 

First vaccine doses received: 212,060 (106,860 Pfizer, 105,200 Moderna)

First vaccine doses given: 162,190

Second vaccine doses received: 168,595 (89,895 Pfizer, 78,700 Moderna)

Second vaccine doses given: 121,171

One-time vaccine doses received: 25,100 (Johnson & Johnson)

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