Utah Reports 1,343 New COVID-19 Cases, 4 New Deaths, 243 Current Hospitalizations
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Department of Health on Friday announced 1,343 new COVID-19 cases and four new deaths.
For the state’s complete statistics, visit coronavirus.utah.gov.
Utah reported an increase of 9,026 tests from yesterday, 1,343 of which were positive. So far, 901,048 people have been tested, and a total of 83,290 of those tests returned positive.
A total of 1,185,494 tests have been reported.
The rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 1,148 per day, and the rolling seven-day average for percent of positive laboratory tests is 13.8%.
There are currently 243 patients hospitalized with the virus, 86 of which are in intensive care units. Another 18 patients are currently hospitalized as COVID-19 persons under investigation.
UDOH reports 64.8% of all non-ICU beds and 71.8% of all ICU beds in Utah hospitals are occupied.
A total of 505 Utahns have died from COVID-19. The following deaths were reported Friday:
- Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
- Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
- Male, between 65-84, Davis County resident, hospitalized at time of death
- Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
The state is considering 61,326 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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