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Daily Wyoming coronavirus update: 74 new cases, 14 new recoveries
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Daily Wyoming coronavirus update

Daily Wyoming coronavirus update: 74 new cases, 14 new recoveries

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Coronavirus specimen collection kits arrive at the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory in Cheyenne for sorting Friday, Sept. 4. The lab covers the cost of shipping and receives daily shipments from health care centers. The samples arrive in one day and roughly 80% of the samples are tested the same day they arrive at the facility. Any identifying patient information has been edited out of the photo.

The total number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming grew by 74 on Wednesday, with the number of confirmed cases rising by 69 and the number of probable cases rising by five, according to the Wyoming Department of Health’s daily update.

Additionally, 14 new coronavirus recoveries were announced. Sixteen confirmed recoveries were added, and two probable recoveries were subtracted.

Five more COVID-19 deaths were also announced Wednesday.

Numbers to know

Active cases: 290 (464 including probable cases)

Hospitalized patients: 19 (up two from Tuesday)

Deaths: 700 (five announced this week, 29 announced in March)

First vaccine doses received: 171,900 (85,800 Pfizer, 86,100 Moderna)

First vaccine doses given: 142,190

Second vaccine doses received: 132,305 (70,005 Pfizer, 62,300 Moderna)

Second vaccine doses given: 95,195

One-time vaccine doses received: 8,400 (Johnson & Johnson)

One-time vaccine doses given: 5,608

Are we trending up or down?

The state’s 10-day average in confirmed cases is 58.5 per day. That number is down two from a month ago.

The state’s 10-day average in total cases is 72.9 per day. That number is down 13.4 from a month ago.

The state’s number of confirmed active cases is 290. That number is down 119 from a month ago.

The state’s number of total active cases is 464. That number is down 127 from a month ago.

Where are the cases coming from?

Laramie (145), Teton (95) and Sweetwater (83) counties have had the most confirmed cases over the past 10 days.

Lincoln (3.8%), Teton (2.7%) and Sweetwater (2.1%) counties have had the highest percentage of their confirmed cases come from the past 10 days.

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