On Saturday, six new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in the Wyoming Department of Health’s daily update. The department has announced a new possible case.
Twelve new confirmed recoveries have been announced. Four new probable recoveries have been announced.
There are now 688 confirmed cases, 210 possible cases, 502 confirmed recoveries and 156 possible recoveries in Wyoming.
Sixteen Wyomingites died after contracting COVID-19. The latest fatality, a Fremont County woman, was reported Friday by the Wyoming Department of Health.
Sixty-two confirmed cases and 14 possible cases have been confirmed in Natrona County.
Possible cases were identified by officers as close contacts of cases confirmed in the lab with symptoms consistent with COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
A patient is considered to be fully recovered “when there is a fever resolution without the use of fever-reducing drugs and there is improvement in respiratory symptoms (e.g. cough, shortness of breath) for 72 hours and at least in the 7 days that have passed since the symptoms first appeared, ”according to the Wyoming Department of Health.