The count of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wyoming has grown to 53 and includes positive test results in 11 of the state's 23 counties.

As the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory in Cheyenne becomes more efficient and expands to complete more tests, the number of positive cases also is accelerating. The new tally includes 35 cases confirmed in the last week.

Through Thursday morning, the Wyoming Department of Health reports that its lab has completed 865 tests for the novel coronavirus, that it's received results from 239 commercial lab tests and that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has done one test for the state.

With 14 confirmed cases, Fremont and Laramie continues have the most in Wyoming, followed by Teton County with seven and Natrona County with six.

The Wyoming Department of Health also reports that 12 of the 53 positive cases have recovered and there have been no cororavirus-related deaths in the state so far.

In Campbell County, there has been one confirmed COVID-19 case, announced Friday in an adult woman who is not hospitalized.

The state lab has so far completed 110 tests and has 15 tests still awaiting results for Campbell County patients.

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