Four new cases of the COVID-19 virus have been confirmed in the area, two in Sheridan County and two in Johnson County.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in Sheridan County to 10.
According to the Sheridan County Incident Management Team, the two Johnson County cases appear to be linked to the previous cases there. One of the Sheridan County cases appears to be linked to previous Sheridan County cases, but the other case doesn’t appear to be linked to any prior cases here.
The new Sheridan County cases are in isolation at their homes, reported to be doing well and are being monitored by Sheridan County Public Health. All four of the new cases were tested in Sheridan County. Sheridan County Public Health and the Wyoming Department of Health are conducting follow-up investigations to determine at-risk close contacts of the new reported cases.
Sheridan County Health Officer Dr. Ian Hunter is monitoring the situation closely to determine if the COVID-19 virus has become community spread within Sheridan County. He continues to ask everyone to follow the recommended guidelines put out by the Centers for Disease Control and the Wyoming Department of Health, and to follow the statewide orders to help slow the spread of the disease.