Pandemic spread shows signs of easing
August 13, 2020
Tentative signs that the pandemic may be loosening its hold were on Governor Mark Gordon’s mind during his recent press conference, including a slow drop in the number of active COVID-19 cases across Wyoming. The percentage of tests that come back positive has increased slightly, however, with a 14-day average at 3.2% last week, up from around 2.8%.
“I do think that Wyoming is indeed cautiously on the right track,” said the governor.
Two items are still marked as concerning on the state’s metrics chart, which is used to guide decision-making, but the state is seeing a relatively sta...