The Democratic party’s presidential primary election is one of many planned events in Wyoming that has been rescheduled or reimagined due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Organizers changed the primary into an all-mail-in affair. (Katie Klingsporn/WyoFile)

As of 3 p.m., April 10, 2020 

  1. Wyoming: Confirmed cases of COVID-19: 253. Recovered: 105.
  2. By county: Laramie County leads the state with 58 confirmed cases, followed by Teton with 53, Fremont with 40, Natrona with 30 and Sheridan with 12. Four counties have reported no cases. 
  3. Testing: 5,256 tests had been administered and processed, according to the Wyoming Department of Health. Experts and officials agree testing numbers fall well short of the reality of the disease’s spread.
  4. United States: 486,994 confirmed cases, according to the Johns Hopkins Institute. Total deaths: 18,022  — Total recoveries: 27,612.
  5. The latest: More than 2.4 million gloves, masks, gowns and other COVID-19-related supplies Wyoming has requested from the Federal Emergency Management Agency have yet to be delivered, the Casper-Star Tribune reports. Gov. Mark Gordon expressed frustration over the missing shipments during a Wednesday press conference. “We’re supposed to reach out to see if we can get supplies,” Gordon said. “What we’re finding, more often than any of us would like, is those supplies are being diverted.” 
  6. More news: The outbreak is wreaking havoc on the beef market. One county health officer shares how the pandemic has upended his day-to-day life. United Express Airlines has reduced its service between Riverton and Denver to one flight per day, according to reports compiled by the Wyoming News Exchange. Gov. Gordon proclaimed today, Good Friday, a cross-denominational day of prayer with the intent to unify people during the crisis. “I invite our leaders and citizens to pray that the present pandemic may be controlled, caregivers protected, our soldiers and their families watched over, the economy strengthened and life normalized,” he said in a release.  

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