CORONAVIRUS

What You Missed Overnight: COVID-19 Deaths In Utah, Rallies To Open Economy, And More

Apr 20, 2020, 6:53 AM

FILE (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)...

FILE (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

(Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Here are some of the latest coronavirus stories you might have missed overnight.

Two more people in Utah have died as a result of the coronavirus

Another two people have died of COVID-19 in Utah, bringing the total number of deaths in the state to 27. The number of confirmed cases also increased to more than 3,000. Read more here.

A senior missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints died due to COVID-19 complications

A senior missionary has died from complications related to COVID-19 while serving a mission in Michigan for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with his wife. Read more here.

New research is showing many people have had COVID-19 but showed no symptoms

A flood of new research suggests that far more people have had the coronavirus without any symptoms, fueling hope that it will turn out to be much less lethal than originally feared. Read more here.

President Trump said he doesn’t want Sen. Romney’s help in reopening the country’s economy

President Donald Trump on Sunday said that he didn’t pick Sen. Mitt Romney to join his new bipartisan task force focused on reopening the country amid the coronavirus pandemic because of lingering animosity against the Utah Republican who voted in favor of Trump’s impeachment. Read more here.

Kids are wondering if they can still go to summer camp this year

Schools were closed for the rest of the year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the question now is, what about summer camps? Many camps said they don’t have the answer yet. Read more here.

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Utah school districts working to prioritize what stays when COVID relief money runs dry

Utah's school districts are working to figure out how they will continue to pay for programs propped up by COVID-19 relief funds.

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Former Utah Jazz star John Stockton sues Washington medical director about COVID misinformation policy

Former Utah Jazz superstar John Stockton has filed a federal lawsuit against Washington officials on First Amendment violations, arguing the state's policy of COVID-19 misinformation is unconstitutional.

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State parks expecting another record visitation year, hiring more workers

It didn't matter how cold or snowy it was at Deer Creek State Park Friday afternoon. Nothing was going to stop Leonard Sawyer from taking his boat out to do a little fishing.

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‘Not viruses to mess around with’: Experts urge caution during ongoing ‘tripledemic’

Experts say though not as severe as last year, this winter we're seeing another "tripledemic" – rising cases of COVID-19, flu and RSV in Utah.

5 months ago

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‘The ICUs are full:’ Keep yourself and others healthy this holiday

It's time for holiday gatherings, but with more people around us comes a greater risk of getting sick.

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Herriman couple is suing CVS, says 5x Covid vaccine dose mistake caused health problems

A couple is suing a Utah CVS vaccination clinic, saying a nurse’s mistake led to the wife receiving five times the normal COVID-19 vaccine dose and caused serious health issues she’s still dealing with today.

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What You Missed Overnight: COVID-19 Deaths In Utah, Rallies To Open Economy, And More