CORONAVIRUS UTAH

Utah Reports 6 New Deaths, 716 New COVID-19 Cases

Oct 6, 2020, 1:26 PM | Updated: 1:40 pm
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Employees at Spectrum Solutions assembles COVID-19 saliva test kits in Draper. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Department of Health on Tuesday reported six new deaths and 716 new cases of COVID-19.

For the Utah Department of Health’s full statistics, go to coronavirus.utah.gov.

Testing

The rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 1,035 per day, and the rolling seven-day average for percent of positive laboratory tests is 13.8%.

There were 9,421 tests reported yesterday, 716 of which were positive.

The state has tested 875,601 people so far, and 79,439 of those tests returned positive.

There have been 1,145,016 total tests reported.

Hospitalizations

There are currently 208 patients hospitalized with the virus, 79 of which are in intensive care units. Another 37 patients are currently hospitalized as COVID-19 persons under investigation.

UDOH reports 46.5% of all non-ICU beds and 67% of all ICU beds in Utah hospitals are occupied.

Deaths

A total of 488 Utahns have died from the virus. The following deaths were reported Tuesday:

  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 65-84, Davis County resident, hospitalized at time of death

Recoveries

The state is considering 58,534 cases as recovered, meaning those patients received a positive diagnosis more than three weeks ago and they have not died.

For more information, go to coronavirus.utah.gov.

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