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Friday: 27 new lab confirmed, 15 probable COVID-19 cases reported in Wyoming

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27 new laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Wyoming as of 3 pm Friday, June 26. That brings the total number of lab confirmed cases to 1,079, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).

15 new probable cases were also listed Friday, bringing the total to 289 in Wyoming. There have been 20 COVID-19 related deaths reported in the state.

Laramie County has seen 149 lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 91 probable cases.

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Recovery data from the Wyoming Department of Health had not been updated as of 3:05 pm Friday.

As of Thursday, 781 people with a lab confirmed case had reportedly recovered across the state. 215 people with a probable case of COVID-19 had recovered.

Recoveries in Laramie County were listed at 125 lab confirmed case recoveries and 67 probable case recoveries as of Thursday.

41,344 total COVID-19 tests in Wyoming have been reported as of Thursday. That includes 20,436 from the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory.

Confirmed COVID-19 case counts by county as of 3 pm Friday are listed below, with probable cases in parentheses:

  • Albany: 29 (3)
  • Big Horn: 10 (2)
  • Campbell: 42 (13)
  • Carbon: 13 (9)
  • Converse: 15 (10)
  • Crook: 7
  • Fremont: 312 (37)
  • Goshen: 4 (1)
  • Hot Springs: 9 (3)
  • Johnson: 16 (4)
  • Laramie: 149 (91)
  • Lincoln: 11 (6)
  • Natrona: 93 (16)
  • Niobrara: 1 (1)
  • Park: 23 (2)
  • Platte: 2
  • Sheridan: 16 (8)
  • Sublette: 3 (2)
  • Sweetwater: 73 (7)
  • Teton: 86 (33)
  • Uinta: 130 (36)
  • Washakie: 34 (5)
  • Weston: 1


The Latest Statistics from the Wyoming Department of Health:


What to do if you are feeling sick: In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Casper-Natrona County Health Department says that people who are feeling sick or exhibiting symptoms should contact their primary physician.

If you do not have a primary care provider, and live in Natrona County, please contact the COVID-19 hotline, operated by the Casper-Natrona County Department of Health. The line is open Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 577-9892. Hotline services are intended for Natrona County residents and may not be able to provide specific information to persons calling from out of county.

Officials ask that you please do not self-report to the Emergency Room. Persons experiencing problems breathing should call 9-11.

For general inquiries and non-symptom related questions about COVID-19, please contact the Casper-Natrona County Health Department via email: covid@cnchd.org


  • Practice Social Distancing by putting distance between yourself and other people. This is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting very sick.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Stay home if you’re sick
  • Cover coughs and sneezes. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.
  • Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.

A list of area closures attributed to COVID-19 are available here.