CORONAVIRUS UTAH

2,386 Utahns Test Positive, Another Utahn Dies From COVID-19

Nov 8, 2020, 12:53 PM | Updated: 1:13 pm
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(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Authorities on Sunday reported that 2,386 more Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19.

Another Utahn has died from the virus.

Currently, there are 424 people with COVID-19 being treated in Utah hospitals.

For more information, visit coronavirus.utah.gov.

Testing

The Utah Department of Health reported that a total of 1,158,817 Utahns have been tested so far, which is an increase of 9,311 tests from yesterday.

Of those residents, a total of 2,386 tested positive for COVID-19.

To date, 132,621 of the state’s resident have tested positive for the virus.

The rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 2,290 per day, and the rolling seven-day average for percent of positive laboratory tests is 20.6%.

Utah Department of Health

Hospitalizations

The hospitalization numbers have continued to climb, and on Sunday they reached a new record for the state.

Currently, 424 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, and 170 of those are in intensive care units.

UDOH reports that 54.1% of all non-ICU beds, and 78.2% of all ICU beds in the state’s hospitals are now occupied.

Utah Department of Health

Deaths

One more person died as a result of COVID-19, brining the state’s death toll to 659.

On Sunday, it was reported that a Tooele County man between 45 – 64 who was hospitalized had died.

Utah Department of Health

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