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Daily Wyoming coronavirus update: 79 new cases, 68 new recoveries
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Daily Wyoming coronavirus update

Daily Wyoming coronavirus update: 79 new cases, 68 new recoveries

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COVID-19 Testing

Evan Scott and Alli MacDonald of the Covid-19 Surge Team sort coronavirus specimen collection kits brought in by a courier on Sept. 4 at the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory in Cheyenne. The Surge Team members were brought on to help process the massive numbers of tests brought in to the lab from state wide health facilities.

The total number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming grew by 79 on Thursday, with the number of confirmed cases rising by 81 and the number of probable cases falling by two, according to the Wyoming Department of Health’s daily update.

Additionally, 68 new coronavirus recoveries were announced: 59 confirmed and nine probable.

Three counties (Converse, Hot Springs and Niobrara) have not confirmed any new cases over the past 10 days.

Numbers to know

Active cases: 312 (475 including probable cases)

Hospitalized patients: 20 (up one from Wednesday)

Deaths: 700 (five announced this week, none announced in April)

First vaccine doses received: 185,790 (93,990 Pfizer, 91,800 Moderna)

First vaccine doses given: 144,527

Second vaccine doses received: 138,005 (70,005 Pfizer, 68,000 Moderna)

Second vaccine doses given: 97,934

One-time vaccine doses received: 11,800 (Johnson & Johnson)

One-time vaccine doses given: 5,787

Are we trending up or down?

The state’s 10-day average in confirmed cases is 55.4 per day. That number is down one from a month ago.

The state’s 10-day average in total cases is 65.9 per day. That number is down 12.9 from a month ago.

The state’s number of confirmed active cases is 312. That number is down 73 from a month ago.

The state’s number of total active cases is 475. That number is down 77 from a month ago.

Where are the cases coming from?

Laramie (141), Teton (85) and Sweetwater (79) counties have had the most confirmed cases over the past 10 days.

Lincoln (3.2%), Sublette (2.8%) and Teton (2.4%) counties have had the highest percentage of their confirmed cases come from the past 10 days.

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