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14 Utahns Have Died From COVID-19; 573 Hospitalized & 2K More Test Positive

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Officials with the Utah Department of Health reported 2,043 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19, and an additional 14 of the state’s residents have died as a result of the virus.

According to health officials, 573 people with COVID-19 are being treated in Utah hospitals.

Testing

UDOH reported 1,412,084 Utahns have been tested for the virus so far. That’s an increase of 7,443 tests since Friday.

Of those, a total of 192,087 have tested positive for COVID-19.

The rolling seven-day average for positive tests has dropped slightly, to 2,575 per day. The rolling seven-day average for percent of positive tests rose to 21.4%.

Hospitalizations

Currently, 573 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, and 207 of those are in intensive care units. Another eight people are currently hospitalized with suspected cases of COVID-19.

The state’s ICU occupancy, which had been above the 85% threshold for quality care, dropped slightly to 81.7%. The ICU beds in Utah’s 16 hospitals best equipped to care for COVID-19 patients were 85.1% full.

UDOH also reported Utah’s non-ICU beds are 48.7% full.

Deaths

Authorities reported an additional 14 people have died as a result of COVID-19, which brings Utah’s death toll to 863.

The following individual’s deaths were reported Saturday:

  1. Male, between 25-44, Washington County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  2. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  3. Female, between 25-44, Weber County resident, unknown if hospitalized at time of death
  4. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  5. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  6. Male, between 65-84, Davis County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  7. Male, between 25-44, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  8. Male, older than 85, Washington County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  9. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  10. Male, between 65-84, Washington County resident, long-term care facility resident
  11. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  12. Female, between 45-64, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  13. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  14. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death

For more information, visit coronavirus.utah.gov.

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