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Wyoming reports 7 new coronavirus cases

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Posted at 10:33 PM, Mar 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 09:41:29-04

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

Each of the seven new cases is located in Fremont County in west-central Wyoming, and is directly connected to the first Fremont County case announced on March 13. The total number of Wyoming cases is now 10.

WDH is continuing to follow up regarding exposure risks of the new cases and will work to identify and communicate with anyone who may have been in close contact with them. 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.