Additional Natrona County positive COVID-19 cases; total 6

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CASPER, Wyo. (RELEASE) - At approximately 6:45 PM on March 25th the Casper-Natrona County Health Department received notice of two additional cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community. This brings the Natrona County case totals to 6 confirmed cases. Statewide, there are 49 cases in the following counties: Sheridan, Laramie, Park, Fremont, Teton, Albany, Campbell, Sweetwater, Carbon and Natrona.

The Casper-Natrona County Health Department and the Wyoming Department of Health are diligently working to complete thorough contact tracing on any positive cases identified in Natrona County. This process includes interviewing the positive patient, gathering travel history or possible places of exposure, and identifying and reaching out to any possible contacts as soon as possible. We assure you, we are working rigorously to identify and locate anyone else who may be ill or at risk from exposure and recommend they take the necessary precautions.

The newly confirmed positive cases, as well as immediate household members, are currently self-quarantining at the recommendation of health officials.