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Third case of COVID-19 reported in Wyoming

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Posted at 6:37 PM, Mar 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-14 21:17:54-04

SHERIDAN, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Heath has been notified of the third known case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) among Wyoming residents.

The patient is an adult male Sheridan County resident who is linked to a previously identified Sheridan County case. Testing was performed in Colorado, where the man is visiting.

The Wyoming Department of Health is continuing to follow up to learn more about the person’s exposure risk and to identify and communicate with anyone who may have been in close contact with the patient. Known contacts will be monitored for symptoms and tested if needed.

The other positive test was earlier this week in Fremont County.

According to Sheridan Media, The Sheridan County Airport, TSA and the airline are taking extra cleaning precautions during check-in, unloading and between flights.

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