10 active cases of COVID-19, 128 recoveries reported by Corrections

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Wyo4News Staff, [email protected]

CHEYENNE, WYOMING (September 2, 2020) — As of Wednesday, September 2, the number of active COVID-19 cases reported by the Wyoming Department of Corrections (WDOC) is 10, and recoveries are 128. The number go as follows:

(According to the WDOC, a recovered case is someone that has been cleared by the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) to return to the general inmate population or to work)

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Wyoming State Penitentiary (WSP) in Rawlins:

  • Inmate Population: seven active cases and 94 recoveries
  • Staff Population: one active case and 23 recoveries

 

Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution (WMCI) in Torrington: 

  • Inmate Population: zero active cases and four recoveries
  • Staff Population: one active case and four recoveries

 

Wyoming Honor Farm (WHF in Riverton: 

  • Inmate Population: zero positive cases over time
  • Staff Population: zero positive cases over time

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Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp (WHCC) in Newcastle: 

  • Inmate Population: zero positive cases over time
  • Staff Population: one active case and two recoveries

 

Wyoming Women’s Center (WWC) in Lusk: 

  • Inmate Population: zero positive cases over time
  • Staff Population: zero active cases and one recovery

 

Based on the numbers above, there are currently 10 active cases of COVID-19 within WDOC facilities (seven inmates, three staff), which is a substantial decrease from last month and a promising sign for the WDOC.

The WDOC is continuing to test facility staff and inmates on an as-needed basis. They will publish updated numbers next week or sooner if there are significant changes to report.

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