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Utah Health Dept. Reports 1,008 New COVID-19 Cases

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Department of Health on Thursday reported 1,008 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths.

The rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 987 per day, and the rolling seven-day average for percent of positive laboratory tests is 13.6%. The state has tested 836,218 people so far, and 74,050 of those tests returned positive.

There have been 1,085,068 total tests reported.

There are currently 201 patients hospitalized with the virus, 76 of which are in intensive care units. Another 58 patients are currently hospitalized as COVID-19 persons under investigation. UDOH reports 52.7% of all non-ICU beds and 69.9% of all ICU beds in Utah hospitals are occupied.

A total of 459 Utahns have died from the virus.

The state is considering 55,510 cases as recovered, meaning those patients received a positive diagnosis more than three weeks ago and they have not died.

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