CORONAVIRUS UTAH

1 More COVID-19 Death Reported In Utah; 373 Confirmed Cases

Sep 7, 2020, 1:04 PM | Updated: 1:09 pm
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FILE (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – One more person has died in Utah from COVID-19 related illnesses, and an additional 373 confirmed cases have been reported.

Officials with the Utah Department of Health said a Salt Lake County man between the ages of 65 to 84, who was hospitalized at the time of his death, died of the disease.

The additions brought the total number of deaths in the state to 423.

Officials said the 7-day average for positive cases was 414 per day, with a 9.4% percent rate of tests to positive cases.

An additional 3,008 people were tested since the last report on Sunday.

There have been 55,033 positive cases since the pandemic began, and 691,743 people tested.

According to state health officials, 120 people were currently hospitalized – bringing the total number of people treated for COVID-19 in the hospital to 3,207.

Officials reported that 46,468 of Utah’s coronavirus cases were considered “recovered.”

Nearly 6,260,000 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the United States, with just over 188,000 deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The World Health Organization reported over 27 million confirmed cases across the globe, with over 881,000 deaths.

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1 More COVID-19 Death Reported In Utah; 373 Confirmed Cases