Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Latest Wyoming Coronavirus (COVID-19) Coverage

On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans.


Four More Cases of COVID-19 Reported in UW Residence Hall
Four more cases of COVID-19 have been reported on the fourth floor of Crane Hall at the University of Wyoming.
In order to limit the spread of COVID-19, all students on that floor are being told to shelter in place, much like students of other residents halls have been told over the last month...

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