ROCK SPRINGS — Wyoming’s number of COVID-19 Coronavirus cases continues to increase and has now jumped to 150.
According to the Wyoming Department of Health, 16 counties are now reporting at least one case of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. The latest county to report its first case was Uinta County, which was yesterday, April 1.
Sweetwater County has three positive COVID-19 patients and Sweetwater County Public Health Officer, Dr. Jean Stachon said this number will continue to increase.
So far, the Wyoming Public Health Department has completed 1,837 tests, while the Centers for Disease Center has completed one and commercial labs have completed 751.
Of those tests, 105 have positive results are from the Wyoming State Public Health Laboratory, while 45 positive test results have come from commercial laboratories.
The WDH is reporting, 13.3 percent of cases in Wyoming required hospitalization, while 64.7 percent didn’t require hospitalization. As for exposure risk, 31.3 percent of the cases had contact with a known case, while 30.7 percent didn’t know where they contracted the virus.
Counties without cases are Big Horn, Crook, Hot Springs, Lincoln, Niobrara, Platte and Weston.
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