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 statewide health facilities.

The total number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming grew by 88 on Wednesday, with the number of confirmed cases rising by 67 and the number of probable cases rising by 21, according to the Wyoming Department of Health’s daily update.

There are new confirmed cases in Albany, Campbell (five), Carbon, Fremont (18), Goshen, Laramie (22), Lincoln, Natrona (three), Sweetwater, Teton (13) and Uinta (two) counties. The department subtracted one confirmed case from Johnson County.

Additionally, 30 new coronavirus recoveries were announced: 27 confirmed and three probable.

Numbers to know

Active cases: 314 (503 including probable cases)

Hospitalized patients: 22 (not yet updated from Tuesday)

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

Total cases: 55,887 (47,298 confirmed, 8,589 probable)

Total recoveries: 54,689 (46,289 confirmed, 8,400 probable)

First vaccine doses received: 153,740 (76,440 Pfizer, 77,300 Moderna)

First vaccine doses given: 129,854

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