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1,765 New COVID-19 Cases, 4 New Deaths Reported

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Department of Health on Sunday reported 1,765 new cases of COVID-19 and four new deaths.

There are currently 308 patients hospitalized with the virus.

For the state’s complete COVID-19 statistics, visit coronavirus.utah.gov. 

Testing

Health officials reported an increase of 8,702 tests since yesterday, 1,765 of which were positive for COVID-19.

So far, 1,031,511 people have been tested. There have been 1,394,036 tests reported, and a total of 104,882 tests have returned positive since the beginning of the pandemic.

Some patients have been tested more than once, which is why the number of reported tests is higher than the number of people tested.

The rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 1,490 per day, and the rolling seven-day average for percent of positive laboratory tests is 16.6%.

Hospitalizations

There are 308 patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19, 120 of which are in intensive care units. Another five patients are currently hospitalized as COVID-19 persons under investigation.

UDOH reports 52% of all non-ICU beds and 76.1% of all ICU beds in Utah hospitals are occupied.

Deaths

A total of 572 Utahns have died as a result of the virus. The following deaths were reported Sunday:

  • Male, older than 85, Washington County resident, hospitalized
  • Male, between 65-84, Washington County resident, hospitalized
  • Male, between 15-24, hospitalized, no further information provided due to low counts in this age category
  • Female, between 45-64, Emery County resident, hospitalized

For more information, visit coronavirus.utah.gov.

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