546 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, One New Death In Utah
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – State authorities on Monday reported 546 additional Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19, and one more person has died from the virus.
Currently there are 207 COVID-19 patients hospitalized, 86 of which are in ICU beds. An additional 45 patients are hospitalized as COVID-19 persons under investigation.
According to the Utah Department of Health, 51% of all non-ICU beds and 66.8% of all ICU beds are occupied.
There have been a total of 30,030 confirmed cases, 1,850 hospitalizations and 216 deaths so far, according to UDOH.
UDOH reported a Weber County woman between the ages of 25 – 44 who was a long-term care facility resident has died..
The rolling seven-day average of positive tests is 656 per day, which is 10.1% of those tested.
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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, go to TestingUtah.com to schedule a test, or contact the Utah Coronavirus Information Line at 1-800-456-7707 to speak to trained healthcare professionals. You can also use telehealth service 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.
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