As of 11 a.m., June 10, 2020
- Wyoming: Confirmed cases of COVID-19: 760. Deaths: 18. Recovered, lab-confirmed cases: 600. Probable, untested cases: 210.
- By county: Fremont County leads the state with 264 confirmed cases, followed by Laramie with 122, Teton with 69, Natrona with 73, Washakie with 34 and Uinta with 32. All 23 Wyoming counties have reported at least one positive case.
- Testing: 28,931 tests have been administered and processed, according to the Wyoming Department of Health.
- United States: 1,980,965 confirmed cases, according to the Johns Hopkins Institute. Total deaths: 112,057 — Total recoveries: 524,855.
- The latest: Wyoming’s death count rose by one Tuesday with the death of a Fremont County woman who had tested positive for the virus, the Wyoming Department of Health reports. The adult woman had previously been hospitalized and had known health conditions that put her at a higher risk of serious illness due to COVID-19, the department said in a press release. DOH also reported that a fourth resident of a Washakie County nursing home at the center of a COVID-19 outbreak died in Montana. Though the death of the older woman is associated with the nursing home outbreak, according to DOH, due to out of state residency her death has not been added to Wyoming’s count of 18.
- More news: During the 14 days it was open in May, visitation to Grand Teton National Park was down nearly 30% from 2020 numbers, according to the National Park Service. Between May 18-31, the park tallied 108,880 visits, a 28% decline from the same period in 2019 when it experienced 150,296 visits. The Wyoming Technology Coronavirus Coalition, founded on March 17 to search for technological solutions to the COVID-19 outbreak, has announced that its “Moonshot” project aims to help make testing available to every Wyoming resident by July 1, among other goals. The Wyoming State Museum in Cheyenne has reopened under new hours, sanitation guidelines and health policies. Museum officials ask patrons to consider wearing masks and will limit occupancy. A Casper distillery pivoted from making spirits to making hand sanitizer at the beginning of the outbreak, and now says that move has kept it afloat, the Casper Star-Tribune reports.
CORRECTION: Grand Teton National Park visitation numbers have been corrected to reflect visitation between May 18-31. -ED.