Utah Reports 346 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 New Deaths, 118 Current Hospitalizations
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Department of Health on Thursday announced 346 new COVID-19 cases and three new deaths.
The rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 381 per day, and the rolling seven-day average for percent off positive laboratory tests is 9.1%. The state has tested 703,766 people so far, and 56,019 of those tests returned positive.
There are currently 118 patients hospitalized with the virus, 48 of which are in intensive care units. Another 47 patients are currently hospitalized as COVID-19 persons under investigation. UDOH reports 51.4% of all non-ICU beds and 67.7% of all ICU beds in Utah hospitals are occupied.
A total of 430 Utahns have died from the virus. The following deaths were reported Thursday:
- Male, older than 85, Davis County resident, long-term care facility resident
- Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
- Female, age 45-64, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
The state is considering 47,545 cases as recovered, meaning those patients received a positive diagnosis more than three weeks ago and they have not died.
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