Brandon Foster is the Star-Tribune's managing editor. He joined the Star-Tribune in 2016 as the University of Wyoming sports reporter after graduating from the University of Missouri and covering Mizzou athletics for two years.
In addition to the state's social distancing requirements for reopening, some churches took extra steps to keep their congregations safe.
Gordon stressed the importance of following the guidelines shortly after Wyoming announced a coronavirus-related death for the fourth time in five days.
The four Wyoming Medical Center employees who have tested positive for coronavirus over the past week are all nurses.
"This increase in cases correlates really well with people not following (the county's safety) recommendations as well as they could," Dr. Mark Dowell said at an in-person news conference Tuesday morning.
The deaths occurred in March and April in Colorado and were reported recently to Wyoming’s Vital Statistics Services Office, the state said.
In Casper, the aircraft flew over Wyoming Medical Center, Wyoming Behavioral Institute, Elkhorn Valley Rehabilitation Hospital and Summit Medical Center.
While statewide cases have jumped in the past week, Natrona County's numbers have plateaued.