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Utah Reports 338 New COVID-19 Cases, 2 New Deaths In Utah

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Department of Health on Wednesday reported 338 new cases of COVID-19 and two new deaths in the state.

The rolling seven-day average is 389 positive tests per day, or 8.6% of those tested. The state has tested 581,209 people so far, and 45,090 of those tests came back positive.

Currently, 200 patients are hospitalized with the virus, 79 of which are in intensive care units. Another 36 patients are currently hospitalized as COVID-19 persons under investigation.

UDOH reports 51.6% of all non-ICU beds and 64.8% of all ICU beds in Utah hospitals are occupied.

There have been a total of 351 deaths so far. The following deaths, both Salt Lake County residents, were reported Wednesday:

  • Male between the ages of 45 – 64 who as a long-term care facility resident
  • Male between the ages of 45 – 64 who was hospitalized at the time of death.

The state is considering 35,311 patients as recovered, meaning those patients received a positive diagnosis more than three weeks ago and they have not died.

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