COVID-19 Status

Carbon County Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)- as of 8/12/2020 @ 3pm

In  Carbon County there are  82 Laboratory Confirmed Cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

  • Number of lab confirmed cases in the past 24 hours: 2
  • Rate of lab confirmed cases: 554 per 100,000 residents
  • Number of probable cases: 23
  • Total number of cases recovered:36
    • Lab confirmed: 26
    • probable: 10
  • Total number of COVID-19 related deaths: 1

There are 2760 resulted COVID-19 tests from Carbon County. 

WPHL Tests:


Non-WPHL Tests:


Percent Positive: 2.57%

PLEASE NOTE: Positivity data shown here is based on number of resulted tests. Some cases may have multiple positive results so testing numbers will not match case counts. Tests are included in the county of residence for the patient, not the county where the test was completed.

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2600 – Lab Confirmed Cases 
2164 – Lab Confirmed Cases Recovered

486-  Probable Cases
413- Probable Cases Recovered  

29 – COVID-19 related deaths 

Testing Numbers

Weekday updates at 3 p.m. Weekend/holiday updates at 9 a.m. 

Tests completed at Wyoming Public Health Laboratory: 44,920
Tests reported by commercial labs: 41,505

(Commercial labs are required to report positive test results to WDH; negative results are not reported consistently.)

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Situational Reports are posted daily on Facebook: @Carbon County Covid19 Response - See Facebook stream to the Right- 

CCPH Status- Updated- June

Current Public Health Orders Extended through August 31

Health Orders Extended, Outdoor Gathering Limits Eased

Governor of Wyoming sent this bulletin at 08/12/2020 10:34 AM MDT


August 12, 2020

CONTACT: Michael Pearlman, Communications Director


Health Orders Extended, Outdoor Gathering Limits Eased


CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has announced that updated public health orders will ease restrictions on the size of permitted outdoor gatherings beginning August 16.

Public Health Order No. 2 has been updated to allow outdoor gatherings of no more than 50% of venue capacity, with a maximum of 1,000 people as long as social distancing and increased sanitization measures are in place. Indoor gatherings in a confined space remain limited to 50 persons without restrictions and 250 persons if social distancing and sanitization measures are incorporated.

“We are seeing promising trends but we want to continue to exercise caution as schools around the state prepare for reopening,” Governor Gordon said. “We have seen outdoor events occur safely this summer and we want to ensure that schools are able to host spectators for their outdoor activities this fall.”

The public health restrictions that apply to restaurants, bars, gyms and performance spaces will remain in place through August 31. Faith-based gatherings such as church services and funeral homes will continue to be permitted to operate without restrictions, with appropriate social distancing encouraged. Public Health Order No. 1 includes a requirement that students wear face coverings in schools in situations where 6 feet of separation cannot be maintained. Specific exemptions are listed in the order.

Over the past 14 days, Wyoming has averaged 30 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 per day, with 412 new cases confirmed since July 29. From July 12-26, Wyoming averaged 37 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 per day with 523 lab-confirmed cases reported.

The Wyoming Department of Health and the Governor continue to strongly recommend the use of face coverings in public settings where it is not possible or reasonable to stay physically apart. On Wyoming’s COVID-19 dashboard the categories of number of new cases and new hospitalizations continue to be rated, “Concerning.”

The updated orders are attached and can be found on the state's COVID-19 website.