Utah Health Officials Report 5 More COVID-19 Deaths, 184 New Cases
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Five more people have died from COVID-19 in the state of Utah, according to the Utah Department of Health.
As of numbers released Saturday morning, 6,103 people have tested positive for COVID-19.
Those case counts are up 184 from Friday, a daily rate of increase of 3.1%.
The death toll related to the virus now stands at 66.
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A total of 143,294 tests have been administered, making the positive rate of infection 4.3%.
Health officials said 2,901 people are considered “recovered.”
Four Salt Lake County residents have since died from the virus — one male older than 60, and three females older than 60.
Three of those deaths were associated with a long-term care facility.
The fifth reported death came out of San Juan County. The resident was an adult male, younger than 60.
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