Utah Reports 296 New COVID-19 Cases, 2 New Deaths, 126 Current Hospitalizations
Sep 1, 2020, 1:01 PM | Updated: 1:10 pm
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Department of Health on Tuesday reported 296 new COVID-19 cases and two new deaths.
The rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 374 per day, and the rolling seven-day average for percent of positive laboratory tests is 9%. The state has tested 664,521 people so far, and 52,403 of those tests returned positive.
There are currently 126 patients hospitalized with the virus, 44 of which are in intensive care units. Another 19 patients are currently hospitalized as COVID-19 persons under investigation. UDOH reports 48.3% of all non-ICU beds and 57% of all ICU beds in Utah hospitals are occupied.
A total of 409 Utahs have died as a result of the virus. The following deaths were reported Tuesday:
- Male, between 45-64, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
- Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
The state is considering 44,338 cases as recovered, meaning those patients received a positive diagnosis more than three weeks ago and they have not died.