Daily Wyoming coronavirus update: 214 new cases, 675 new recoveries | Wyoming News

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Lab technician Sam Britz loads samples of coronavirus tests in to a QIAcube at the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory in Cheyenne Friday, Sept. 4. The Cube can process 12 samples in an hour and the facility has seven machines total to help with the increase of testing, up from the three machines in March.

The total number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming grew by 214 on Tuesday, with the number of confirmed cases rising by 123 and the number of probable cases rising by 91, according to the Wyoming Department of Health’s daily update.

There are new confirmed cases in Albany (10), Campbell (eight), Converse, Crook (two), Fremont (16), Goshen, Hot Springs, Johnson (five), Laramie (16), Lincoln (10), Natrona (20), Park (seven), Platte, Sweetwater (17), Teton (16), Uinta (six) and Washakie counties. The department subtracted 14 confirmed cases from Sublette County’s total and one from Carbon County’s.

Additionally, 675 new coronavirus recoveries were announced: 513 confirmed and 162 probable.

The state of Wyoming has received 40,975 initial vaccine doses (20,475 Pfizer, 20,500 Moderna) as of Tuesday — 23,172 of which have been administered. Wyoming has received 17,800 secondary vaccines (7,800 Pfizer, 10,000 Moderna) — 3,901 of which have been administered.

Twenty-eight additional COVID-19 deaths were also announced Tuesday.

Numbers to know

Active cases: 1,356 (1,789 including probable cases)

Hospitalized patients: 88 (up one from Monday)

Deaths: 550 (28 announced this week, 112 announced this month)

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