Utah Reports 326 New COVID-19 Cases, 1 New Death, 115 Current Hospitalizations
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Department of Health on Tuesday announced 326 new COVID-19 cases and one new death.
The rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 420 per day, and the rolling seven-day average for percent of positive laboratory tests is 9.3%. The state has tested a total of 695,347 people so far, and 55,359 of those cases returned positive.
There are currently 115 patients hospitalized with the virus, 41 of which are in intensive care units. Another 25 patients are currently hospitalized as COVID-19 persons under investigation. UDOH reports 45.7% of all non-ICU beds and 62.4% of all ICU beds in Utah hospitals are occupied.
A total of 424 Utahns have died from the virus. Officials on Tuesday reported the death of a Salt Lake County man older than 85 who was a resident of a long-term care facility.
The state is considering 46,722 cases as recovered, meaning those patients received a positive diagnosis more than three weeks ago and they have not died.
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