CORONAVIRUS UTAH

Utah Health Officials Report 3 More COVID-19 Deaths, 153 New Cases

May 2, 2020, 12:20 PM | Updated: 12:32 pm
Three more people have died from COVID-19 in the state of Utah, according to the Utah Department of Health. 

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Three more people have died from COVID-19 in the state of Utah, according to the Utah Department of Health.

As of numbers released Saturday afternoon, a total of 4,981 people have tested positive for the virus, while 49 people have died.

Those case counts are up 153 from Friday.

The positive rate of infection falls around 4.2% as 117,804 people have been tested.

418 people have been hospitalized, while health officials have reported 2,185 “recovered” cases.

Two of the three deaths were reported in Utah County — a female older than 85 who was hospitalized before her death, and a male who was between the ages of 65 and 84.

Both had unknown underlying health conditions.

The third death was among a female from Salt Lake County who was older than 85 with underlying conditions.

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