Apr 06, 2020 5:30 PM

Wyoming reports 11 new coronavirus cases, 197 total

Posted Apr 06, 2020 5:30 PM

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming officials say there are 11 news cases of the coronavirus, bringing the state's total to 197.

The Wyoming Department of Health on its website Sunday morning says the new cases were added in the previous 24 hours.

The agency says 17 counties have now reported confirmed cases and that 50 people have recovered.

The agency reported no deaths.

Laramie County in the southeastern part of the state has the most cases at 43, followed by Teton County in western Wyoming with 39.

About one in five Wyoming residents who caught the virus say they don't know how it happened. 

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