4 Additional People Have Died, 2,244 More Have Tested Positive For COVID-19

Nov 23, 2020, 11:22 AM | Updated: 11:47 am

Photo: Mike Anderson, KSL TV...

Photo: Mike Anderson, KSL TV

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Department of Health on Monday reported 2,244 more Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19.

Another four of the state’s residents have lost their lives.

Currently, 545 people are hospitalized with the virus.


UDOH reported a total of 1,352,407 Utahns have been tested so far, which is an increase of 7,462 people tested from yesterday.

Of those, 179,420 have tested positive for COVID-19 to date. That’s an increase of 2,244 cases from Sunday.

The rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 3,349 per day, and the rolling seven-day average for percent of positive laboratory tests is 23.6%. That average has held relatively steady at just below 24% since Nov. 13.

Utah Department of Health


There are currently 545 people with COVID-19 being treated in Utah hospitals, and 199 of those are in intensive care units. Another 13 patients are currently hospitalized as suspect COVID-19.

The state’s ICU beds are 87.9% full, and the state’s referral centers are 91.9% full.

Referral Centers are the 16 hospitals in Utah with the capability to provide the best care for patients with COVID-19. Because most patients are transferred to these facilities, their utilization is the best reflection of the true hospital capacity in Utah when looking at ICU beds.

UDOH reports 53.7% of all non-ICU beds are occupied.

Utah Department of Health


Officials reported four more people have died as a direct result of COVID-19. That brings the state’s death toll to 797.

The following individuals’ deaths were reported Monday:

  1. Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  2. Female, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  3. Male, between 65-84 , Washington County resident, long-term care facility resident
  4. Male, between 65-84, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death

Utah Department of Health

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4 Additional People Have Died, 2,244 More Have Tested Positive For COVID-19