Laramie County School District 1 on Tuesday reported that 22 more students and 11 more staff members have tested positive for COVID-19.

"These individuals were at the following locations -- Afflerbach Elementary, Alta Vista Elementary, Baggs Elementary, Central High, East High, Freedom Elementary, Jessup Elementary, Goins Elementary, Hobbs Elementary, McCormick Junior High, Meadowlark Elementary, Rossman Elementary, Saddle Ridge Elementary, South High and Sunrise Elementary,"LCSD1 Superintendent Dr. Boyd Brown said in a news release.

Brown says those who had direct contact with the positive cases will be contacted and will receive guidance regarding next steps.

Brown encourages students, parents and staff members to wear masks, and to stay home and contact a health care provider if they feel ill or exhibit any COVID-19 symptoms.

The Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department is offering free COVID-19 testing at the Event Center at Archer.

As of 3 p.m. Tuesday, Laramie County had 1,224 active lab-confirmed cases, according to the Wyoming Department of Health.

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