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Health officials identified 10 new cases of coronavirus on Monday in Wyoming, bringing the state's total to 210.
Health officials identified 10 new cases of coronavirus on Monday in Wyoming, bringing the state's total to 210.

New cases were reported in Campbell (three), Natrona (two), Fremont, Converse, Lincoln, Goshen and Uinta counties.

Patients have tested positive for coronavirus in 18 of Wyoming's 23 counties. Wyoming remains the only state without a known death of a coronavirus patient.

Fifty-two patients who tested positive have recovered so far, according to the Wyoming Department of Health. About 11 percent of the cases required a hospital stay. In about 22 percent of the cases, health officials don't know if the patient was hospitalized.

Ten or more cases have been announced every day for a week straight. More than 54 percent of the state's known cases have been confirmed in that time.

While Wyoming's case count ranks among the smallest in the U.S., the state's per capita total outpaces more than a dozen other states.

The figure is almost certainly an undercount, state and medical officials say, considering the limited amount of testing being done here. The state lab is now only accepting samples from patients in six "priority categories," and in some counties, hundreds of residents have been asked to self-isolate as if they have the disease.

In about 21 percent of Wyoming's cases, health officials don't how the person was exposed to the virus. In 36.2 percent of the cases, the patient came in contact with a known case. In another 21.7 percent of the cases, the patient had traveled either domestically or internationally. Community spread has been attributed to about 5 percent of the cases.
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Coronavirus Update
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Health officials identified 10 new cases of coronavirus on Monday in Wyoming, bringing the state's total to 210.
Health officials identified 10 new cases of coronavirus on Monday in Wyoming, bringing the state's total to 210.

New cases were reported in Campbell (three), Natrona (two), Fremont, Converse, Lincoln, Goshen and Uinta counties.

Patients have tested positive for coronavirus in 18 of Wyoming's 23 counties. Wyoming remains the only state without a known death of a coronavirus patient.

Fifty-two patients who tested positive have recovered so far, according to the Wyoming Department of Health. About 11 percent of the cases required a hospital stay. In about 22 percent of the cases, health officials don't know if the patient was hospitalized.

Ten or more cases have been announced every day for a week straight. More than 54 percent of the state's known cases have been confirmed in that time.

While Wyoming's case count ranks among the smallest in the U.S., the state's per capita total outpaces more than a dozen other states.

The figure is almost certainly an undercount, state and medical officials say, considering the limited amount of testing being done here. The state lab is now only accepting samples from patients in six "priority categories," and in some counties, hundreds of residents have been asked to self-isolate as if they have the disease.

In about 21 percent of Wyoming's cases, health officials don't how the person was exposed to the virus. In 36.2 percent of the cases, the patient came in contact with a known case. In another 21.7 percent of the cases, the patient had traveled either domestically or internationally. Community spread has been attributed to about 5 percent of the cases.



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