The tenth lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 in Goshen County is a female from Torrington in her 60s, according to a press release from Goshen County Public Health. She has been hospitalized.
Eight of those cases have recovered. To date, 634 people have been tested in the county.
The Wyoming Department of Health of investigating the new case and will contact high-risk contacts.
The new case comes as the statewide total of lab-confirmed cases surged to 2,136 lab-confirmed cases over the weekend, and as a part of 64 new cases announced on Tuesday – the highest-single day mark of the pandemic. To date, 26 Wyomingites have died of COVID-19.
Of the 2,136 cases, 1,618 people have recovered. 72,780 Wyoming residents have been tested.
For more information, see Friday’s Torrington Telegram.
Protect Yourself and Others
The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. You can take steps below to slow the spread.
Maintain good social distance (about 6 feet). This is very important in preventing the spread of COVID-19.
Wash your hands often with soap and water. If soap and water are not available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
Routinely clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces.
Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face covering when around others.
If you have signs or symptoms, stay home and contact your local health provider.