5th positive COVID-19 case in Cheyenne

Testing for the new coronavirus continued at the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory in Cheyenne, pictured here on Thursday, March 12, 2020, the day after Wyoming recorded its first case of the COVID-19 illness caused by the virus. The vast majority of people recover from the new coronavirus. According to the World Health Organization, most people recover in about two to six weeks, depending on the severity of the illness. (AP Photo/Mead Gruver)
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CHEYENNE, Wyo - The Cheyenne Laramie County Health Department has confirmed a 5th person has tested positive for COVID-19.

This individual is in their 20's and lives in Cheyenne. They have no known contact to anyone who previously tested positive for the virus. The person is stay quarantined at home.

Laramie County now has five official cases, all of which are in Cheyenne. Representatives from the city and county are working in unison to ensure the health and safety of our residents.