CHEYENNE, Wyo. (RELEASE) - At approximately 8:30 PM on March 26th the Casper-Natrona County Health Department received notice of an additional case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community. This brings the Natrona County case totals to 7 confirmed cases. Statewide, there are 57 cases in the following counties: Sheridan, Laramie, Park, Fremont, Teton, Albany, Campbell, Johnson, Hot Springs, Sweetwater, Carbon and Natrona.
The Casper-Natrona County Health Department and the Wyoming Department of Health is diligently working to complete thorough contact tracing on this case and 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 case, as well as immediate household members, are currently self-quarantining at the recommendation of health officials.