Wyoming’s COVID-19 Cases Reach 162 Confirmed in 17 Counties

Wyoming’s COVID-19 Cases Reach 162 Confirmed in 17 Counties

CHEYENNE– As of Friday morning, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) reports 162 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Wyoming.

Out of Wyoming’s 23 counties, 17 of them have at least one confirmed case of COVID-19. Larmie County has the most cases at 37, with Teton following with 32 cases, and then Fremont County with 27 cases.

Sweetwater County remains at three confirmed cases.

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The Sweetwater County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) reported yesterday that Castle Rock Medical Center reported that they have collected a total of 30 COVID-19 tests with 1 returned positive, 21 returned negative and 8 pending results.

According to the EOC, Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County reported that they have collected 231 COVID-19 tests with 2 returned positive, 159 returned negative and 70 pending results.

Wyoming has 37 recovered cases and zero deaths, according to the WDH, remaining as the only state in the U.S. without a COVID-19 related death.

A total of 2,866 tests have been done in the state, with 2,034 being completed at the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory, one at a CDC lab, and 831 at commercial laboratories.

To stay up to date on local and statewide COVID-19 news, visit SweetwaterNOW’s COVID-19 Coronavirus Resource Page.


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What to do if you feel sick: If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and are showing symptoms, like a temperature of 100 or greater or a cough, DO NOT go to the Emergency Room.

Please call your primary care provider or either Castle Rock Medical Center (Green River) at 307-872-4590 or Memorial Hospital’s Triage Line (Rock Springs) at 307-522-8523. The hotline is available 24/7.

Health professionals will be available to discuss your symptoms and address concerns regarding COVID-19 to determine if a visit or further testing is necessary.

Please follow these tips to slow the spread of this virus:

  • Social Distancing – Stay 6 feet apart from others and 
  • Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds regularly. If soap and water are not available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60 percent alcohol.
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue if you sneeze or cough and then throw the tissue away. If a tissue isn’t available, cough or sneeze into the inside of your elbow.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently-touched areas. For example: door knobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, tables, keyboards, phones, toilets, faucets and sinks.
  • Avoid touching your mouth, eyes and nose with unwashed hands.

For current news, updates, closures and resources, please visit our COVID-19 Coronavirus page here.