No New COVID-19 Deaths Reported In Utah; 175 New Cases
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – An additional 175 cases have been confirmed for coronavirus in Utah, bringing the total number of cases at 4,123. The number of deaths statewide remained at 41.
Officials with the Utah Department of Health released the latest numbers around noon Sunday.
No new deaths were reported, which was good news in a week that saw and increase of 14 people who died of COVID-19-related illnesses.
Coronavirus tests have been administered to 95,702 people, nearly 5,500 over the previous number.
There have been 16 additional people hospitalized, bringing the total number since the pandemic began to 345.
Thanks to the hard work of the @UtahDepofHealth and our partners at @Intermountain @UofUHealth @StewardRecruit @MstarHealth we have #COVID19 testing locations in 24 out of Utah's 29 counties. https://t.co/fO8D2wt86e pic.twitter.com/EVu8bLbdfs
— Utah Dept. of Health (@UtahDepOfHealth) April 24, 2020
- Have you or a family member been affected by coronavirus issues in Utah? KSL TV wants to hear from you. Contact KSL by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
- What is COVID-19? Here’s What You Need To Know To Stay Healthy
- What We Know And Don’t Know About The Coronavirus
- Four Common Coronavirus Questions Answered
- The latest coronavirus stories from KSL TV can be found at our Staying Safe: Coronavirus section.
- Your Life Your Health: How can parents prepare their home, children against coronavirus?
How Do I Prevent It?
The CDC has some simple recommendations, most of which are the same for preventing other respiratory illnesses or the flu:
- Avoid close contact with people who may be sick
- Avoid touching your face
- Stay home when you are sick
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then throw the tissue in the trash
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing. Always wash your hands with soap and water if your hands are visibly dirty.
- If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
How To Get Help
If you’re worried you may have COVID-19, you can contact the Utah Coronavirus Information Line at 1-800-456-7707 to speak to trained healthcare professionals. You can also use telehealth services through your healthcare providers.
If you see evidence of PRICE GOUGING, the Utah Attorney General’s Office wants you to report it. Common items in question include toilet paper, water, hand sanitizer, certain household cleaners, and even cold medicine and baby formula. Authorities are asking anyone who sees price gouging to report it to the Utah Division of Consumer Protection at 801-530-6601 or 800-721-7233. The division can also be reached by email at email@example.com.
- Slain Enoch girl texted friend that dad was acting strange and she was worried (pageviews: 14110)
- UPDATE: Three in custody after shots fired at Taylorsville High School, police said - KSLTV.com (pageviews: 13553)
- Body found inside limestone kiln in Salt Lake City foothills (pageviews: 8491)
- UPDATE: Three in custody after shots fired at Taylorsville High School, police said (pageviews: 7883)
- BREAKING: Shots fired at Taylorsville High School (pageviews: 7144)
- BREAKING: Shots fired at Taylorsville High School - KSLTV.com (pageviews: 5583)