Four More Deaths Reported, 1,484 Test Positive For COVID
Jan 11, 2021, 1:00 PM | Updated: 1:34 pm
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Department of Health on Monday reported 1,484 residents have tested positive for COVID-19, and four more have died as a result of the virus.
There are currently 554 people hospitalized with confirmed cases of coronavirus. The number of hospitalizations has increased over the past week.
This article is being update. For more information, visit coronavirus.utah.gov.
UDOH reported a total of 1,831,122 Utahns have been tested so far – an increase of 4,737 people tested from yesterday.
Of those, a total of 307,483 have tested positive for COVID-19. That’s an increase of 1,484 cases from Sunday’s report.
The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 3,118 per day, and the rolling 7-day average for percent of positive laboratory tests is 30.5%.
Currently, 554 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, and 194 of those people are in intensive care units. Another 41 people are hospitalized with suspected cases of COVID-19.
The state’s ICUs are 85.1% full, which is just above the threshold for quality ICU care due to the number of caregivers available.
Utah’s referral center ICU beds are 87% occupied.
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.
Authorities reported four more Utahns have died as a direct result of COVID-19. To date, 1,396 of the state’s residents have died because of the virus.
The following individuals’ deaths were reported Monday:
- Male, between 65-84, Beaver County resident, hospitalized at time of death
- Male, between 45-64, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
- Female, between 45-64, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
- Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
Utah has administered 103,547 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine so far, which is an increase of 738 since Sunday.
For more information, visit coronavirus.utah.gov.