New coronavirus cases reported in Sheridan, Johnson counties

Updated Monday, March 30, at noon

SHERIDAN — Since Friday, four new COVID-19 cases were reported in the area: three in Sheridan County and one in Johnson County. These positive tests bring Sheridan County's total of coronavirus cases to eight and Johnson County's to five.

All of the cases were tested in Sheridan County, according to press releases from the Sheridan County Commission Incident Management Team.  

Wyoming Department of Health and Sheridan County Public Health are conducting follow-up investigations and reaching out to at-risk close contacts of the new reported cases in the area. One of the new Sheridan County cases has been linked to the cases in Johnson County, according to Sheridan County Public Health. Two of the Sheridan County cases are linked to previous local cases. 

“Please, please, do not become complacent," urged Sheridan County Health Officer Dr. Ian Hunter. "Help do your part by staying home if you are sick, and please continue to practice social distancing. This will help our community protect our vulnerable population, flatten the curve and slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.”

Statewide, the number of coronavirus cases has grown to 94.

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