Park County’s second case of COVID-19, a woman in Powell who at one point was hospitalized, had recovered as of Saturday, according to Park County Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin.
The news came a day before the state recorded its 17th death, a Fremont County resident. Friday an elderly COVID-19 positive woman from Fremont also died.
The adult woman who died Sunday had been hospitalized and did not have any known conditions that would have put her at higher risk of serious illness related to COVID-19.
new cases in three counties pushed the number of coronavirus cases confirmed in Wyoming since the pandemic began to 700 on Monday.
The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus update, said seven new cases were confirmed Monday, four in Fremont County, two in Natrona County and one in Washakie County.
As of Monday afternoon, Fremont County had 252 cases; Laramie County had 122; Teton County had 69; Natrona had 65; Washakie had 32; Albany had 23; Sweetwater had 22; Campbell had 18; Converse and Johnson had 14; Sheridan had 12; Lincoln had 11; Carbon and Uinta had nine; Hot Springs had eight, Big Horn and Crook had five; Goshen had four, and Park had two. Niobrara, Platte, Sublette and Weston counties had one case each.
The number of people to have recovered from COVID-19 increased by nine on Monday to stand at 667. The number included recoveries among 511 people with laboratory confirmed cases of coronavirus and 156 people with probable cases.
A probable case is defined as one where the patient has coronavirus symptoms and has been in contact with someone with a confirmed case, but has not been tested for the illness.
The department said the state has seen 210 probable cases since the pandemic began.
The number of active cases on Monday was 228, including 174 with laboratory confirmed cases of coronavirus and 54 with probable cases.