News June 22, 2020

More Cases

by Jackson Hole Radio News

The worst of the COVID-19 epidemic may not be over yet. During the week, Wyoming saw an increase of 71 positive COVID-19 Coronavirus cases and two additional COVID-19 related deaths. The Wyoming Department of Health’s report Friday showed Wyoming currently has 927 positive cases with 693 positive case recoveries, 246 probable cases and 196 probable case recoveries and 20 deaths. The two latest deaths were older Washakie County women living in a long-term care facility. Both women had health conditions known to put them at higher risk of serious illness related to COVID-19. Uinta County saw an increase of 26 cases during the week and now has 103 positive cases and 25 probable cases. In about two weeks, Uinta County went from 10 positive cases and three probable cases to over 100 positive cases. Meanwhile, Teton County reported one new case Friday.