As of 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases increased by 142, from 7,337 to 7,479. Johnson County added three cases, bringing the county's total confirmed cases to 50. There are currently 26 active cases in the county.
Laramie County reported 24 new confirmed cases; Sheridan had 20; Albany and Natrona's confirmed case counts increased by 19; Campbell saw 14 new cases; Fremont recorded 13; Park reported eight; Weston had seven; Uinta saw five; Lincoln recorded four; Big Horn and Crook saw two, and Niobrara and Sweetwater counties reported one.
The total number of active coronavirus cases statewide is now 2,200, an increase of 86 over yesterday's 2,114. One month ago, there were 630 active cases in the state.