COVID-19 cases to six in Goshen County


A Fort Laramie man presented the sixth case of COVID-19 in Goshen County.

According to a press release from Goshen County Public Health, that man, an adult who was not otherwise identified, confirmed positive for novel coronavirus, the virus that causes COVID-19, through laboratory testing July 4. This is the second confirmed new infection in the county in as many days.

An adult male, who was not further identified, was the fifth the fifth laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19 in Goshen County, reported July 3. The town of residence of the fifth individual was not available.

That was the first new case in nearly two months. The four previous cases have all recovered.

According to the press release, the Wyoming Department of Health is investing both cases and high-risk contacts will be notified.

 “Public Health is continuing to promote the importance of social distancing, the use of facemasks and frequent hand washing along with the use of hand sanitizer and all other universal precautions to assist in the prevention of community spread,” the release said. “If you have signs or symptoms, stay home and contact your local health provider.”

For more information about COVID-19 visit the Wyoming Department of Health Website:

https://health.wyo.gov/publichealth/infectious-disease-epidemiology- unit/disease/novel-coronavirus/

 

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