Rock Springs Woman Tests Positive for COVID-19

Rock Springs Woman Tests Positive for COVID-19

ROCK SPRINGS — A Rock Springs woman tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus. She is the 10th COVID-19 case in Sweetwater County.

Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County was notified by a private lab of the woman’s test.

The woman is in her 40s and is considered to be in good condition according to Sweetwater County Public Health. She is self-isolating at home at this time.

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Four Sweetwater County people who tested positive are now fully recovered. The others remain in self-isolation in good condition with only mild symptoms treatable from home.

Sweetwater County Public Health will conduct contact tracing to identify other potential COVID-19 cases.

The MHSC reported it has collected 438 COVID-19 tests with 398 returned negative, 8 positive and 32 pending results.

Castle Rock Medical Center reported it has collected 67 COVID-19 tests with 65 returned negative, 2 positive and 0 pending results.


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