A student at the String Academy of Wyoming in Laramie wears a face mask at a violin lesson with his instructor Jim Przygocki. (Mike Vanata)

As of 10 a.m., March 25, 2020 

  1. Wyoming: Confirmed cases of COVID-19: 41.
  2. By county: New cases were reported in Laramie, Natrona, Carbon, Sweetwater, Teton and Fremont counties. Fremont remains the state’s hotspot with 13 cases, followed by Laramie with 11, Natrona and Sheridan with 4 each, Teton and Carbon with 3 each and Campbell, Park and Sweetwater with 1 each.  
  3. Testing: 930 tests had been administered and processed statewide, according to the Wyoming Department of Health
  4. United States: 55,243 confirmed cases were reported as of Wednesday morning, according to Johns Hopkins Institute. Total deaths: 802 — Total recoveries: 354.
  5. The latest: Amid Tuesday’s case increase, Gov. Mark Gordon and the state’s health officer issued an order to close businesses that provide personal services, such as nail and hair salons, tattoo shops and massage parlors. Gordon also directed the Wyoming Business Council to fund Wyoming distilleries’ and breweries’ efforts to produce hand sanitizer.
  6. More news: Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks closed Tuesday until further notice; Wyoming state parks remain open. Gordon in a fireside chat this week warned residents that the impacts of the outbreak will be lasting. “I will say this won’t be over in two weeks,” he said.

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