The Virus that won’t go away -Covid-19 infections up by 10

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Fremont County infections rose by 10 since Friday as community spread of the Coronavirus continues. As of Sunday afternoon, the county has 317 confirmed cases of the disease with 38 probable.

In a news release this past week, Fremont County Public Health reports that 80 percent of the county’s total positive cases have now recovered.  Additionally, The percent of positive results of all the tests taken is now 1.26 percent. This number continues its steady decline since mid-May.  Current hospital metrics show no Covid-19 patients locally.  

County health officials continue to urge residents to take precautions, washing hands frequently, wearing a cloth mask when in public, practicing Social Distancing of at least six feet between yourself and others and sanitizing frequently touched surfaces. 

Over the weekend, Vice President Mike Pence also began urging the wearing of masks, donning one himself at several public appearances.

Here are the latest numbers as of Monday morning:

  • Fremont County: 317 cases, 38 probable  –  283 recovered cases, 9 deaths, zero hospitalized, 72 active cases.
  • Hot Springs County: 9 cases, 3 probable – Zero new cases, 12 recovered
  • Washakie County: 34, 5 probable – zero new cases, 25 recovered, 5 deaths
  • Wyoming: 1,121 laboratory-confirmed cases, 296 probable, 20 deaths, 833 recovered, 584 active cases.