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Local outbreak still ongoing

City council crowd warned of exposure

Wyoming is still seeing worrying statistics related to the COVID-19 pandemic as the minor outbreak in Crook County continues to linger. Eleven new confirmed cases and two probables have been identified within the county over the last week, increasing the overall totals to 57 and nine respectively.

The outbreak accounts for two thirds of the confirmed cases seen in Crook County since the pandemic began. Since mid-September, Crook County has racked up 43 confirmed infections; until that time, the county had also not experienced any probable cases.

For the first time since the pandemic arrived...