NEWS FROM THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

News from the Wyoming Department of Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Contact: Kim Deti

Phone: 307-777-6420

Four More Wyoming Coronavirus Cases Found

Testing at the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory has identified three additional reported cases in the state of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). An additional case was identified by commercial reference laboratory testing.

The new cases involve an adult female in Park County, an adult female in Laramie County, an adult male in Sheridan County and an adult female in Sheridan County. No more information is available at this time regarding the Park County or Laramie County cases. The two new Sheridan County cases are close contacts of two previously identified cases from the county.

The total number of Wyoming cases is now 15.

WDH will follow up regarding exposure risks and will work to identify and communicate with contacts. Known contacts will be monitored for symptoms and tested as needed.

For more information about coronavirus disease 2019 and Wyoming, visit: https://health.wyo.gov/publichealth/infectious-disease-epidemiology-unit/disease/novel-coronavirus/.

For more details about the disease from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Contact: Kim Deti

Phone: 307-777-6420

 Wyoming’s Coronavirus Case Count Goes Up

 Testing at the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory has identified one new reported case in the state of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).

 The new case involves an older adult male resident of Laramie County. The total number of Wyoming cases is now 11.

 WDH will follow up regarding exposure risks of the new case and will work to identify and communicate with anyone who may have been in close contact with the individual. Known contacts will be monitored for symptoms and tested if needed.

 For more information about coronavirus disease 2019 and Wyoming, visit: https://health.wyo.gov/publichealth/infectious-disease-epidemiology-unit/disease/novel-coronavirus/.

 For more details about the disease from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html.

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