Virus FILE

CHEYENNE – The deaths of seven more Wyoming residents have been linked to the coronavirus, the Wyoming Department of Health announced Tuesday.

The department said the seven died between February and earlier this month. Their deaths brought to 747 the number of Wyoming residents whose deaths have been tied to COVID-19.

Victims included a Natrona County man who died in February and a Natrona County woman who died earlier this month after being hospitalized for treatment of the illness.

Two older Park County women died earlier this month, one of whom was hospitalized for treatment.

Other victims included an older Crook County man and a Laramie County man who died earlier this month, as well as a Platte County man who died in May. All three were hospitalized for treatment.

The announcement came on the same day Department of Health figures showed Wyoming had 460 active coronavirus cases, including both those with laboratory-confirmed cases and those with probable cases.

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