Wyoming Now Has over 400 COVID-19 Positive Cases: 9,299 Tests Completed

Wyoming Now Has over 400 COVID-19 Positive Cases: 9,299 Tests Completed

CHEYENNE — Wyoming currently has 404 COVID-19 Coronavirus positive patients and 371 recovered patients.

According to the Wyoming Department of Health’s April 29 report, Wyoming has 404 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases, which is an increase of eight from yesterday. So far, Wyoming has completed 9,299 tests and 371 patients have recovered, while seven have died.

The number of probable cases remains the same as yesterday at 140. Probable cases include a total count of people who are a close contact to a laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 case and develop symptoms of COVID-19, but are not tested. This count includes probable cases that have recovered.

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The state numbers seemed to remain pretty steady today, however, 21 Wyoming counties have at least one confirmed COVID-19 patient. Platte and Weston counties are the only two remaining counties without a confirmed COVID-19 case.

Sweetwater County

Sweetwater County had its 11th confirmed COVID-19 case this afternoon when a Rock Springs woman in her 50s tested positive for the virus. She is in good condition and self-isolating at home, according to Sweetwater County Public Health.

Ten lab-confirmed positive and five probable patients have now recovered. The two remaining active probable patients are in self-isolation and in good condition with only mild symptoms treatable from home, according to the Sweetwater County COVID-19 Emergency Operations Center.

The Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County reported it has collected 646 COVID-19 tests with 617 returned negative, 10 positive and 20 pending results. One of these positives is not reflected in county or state totals as the patient was from out of state and does not reside here.

The hospital also reported it has collected 28 COVID-19 antibody tests with 27 returned negative, one positive and zero pending results.

Castle Rock Medical Center reported it has collected 100 COVID-19 tests with 93 returned negative, two positive and five pending results.


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