State sees growing impact from COVID-19 hotspots
Outbreaks lead to increased cases, two more deaths
June 25, 2020
Crook County has only seen one new case of COVID-19 over the last week, bringing the local total to seven – a far cry from the hotspot on the opposite side of the state. In Uinta County, an outbreak linked to Memorial Day gatherings has seen a tenfold increase of over100 new cases over the last two weeks.
The outbreak is largely responsible for the daily spikes in the state’s case numbers. On Monday, 27 new cases were identified in Wyoming, the second-highest increase since COVID-19 was first diagnosed in the state; case numbers also saw relatively large increases of 17 on Sunday, 21 on...