Sweetwater County Confirms First Case Of COVID-19

Mar 24, 2020

Credit https://health.wyo.gov/

A Green River man in his 40s tested positive for COVID-19 - he is currently self-isolating at home. 

In a press release, Kristy Nielson with Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County said, "we would like for this to be our one and only case, but we are aware this likely will not be the situation."

The test was completed by a private medical laboratory in Sweetwater County.

Tuesday saw eight additional confirmed cases across the state—the largest amount reported in single day.

Additional confirmed cases were reported in Fremont, Natrona, Carbon, Teton and Laramie County. That brings Wyoming's total number to 37.

Have a question about this story? Contact the reporter, Maggie Mullen, at mmullen5@uwyo.edu.