CHEYENNE – As of Tuesday, the number of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases identified in routine surveillance samplings conducted at Wyoming Department of Corrections facilities during the previous week was five.

At the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton, one staff member and one inmate tested positive.

At the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins, one staff member and two inmates tested positive.

Working with the Wyoming Department of Health, all positive inmate cases are medically monitored and managed by the department and its health care provider, Corizon Health Inc., in accordance with CDC guidelines, according to a news release.

The Department of Corrections continues conducting rigorous surveillance testing at all sites, as necessary, and will provide additional information as it becomes available.

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