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Wyoming reports new COVID-19 case in Laramie County

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Posted at 4:18 PM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 18:18:59-04

One new case in the state of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was reported Tuesday in Wyoming, according to the Wyoming Department of Health.

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

The health department 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.