CORONAVIRUS UTAH

UDOH: 35 More Utahns Have Died From COVID; Report Includes Numbers From 2 Days

Jan 29, 2021, 12:56 PM | Updated: 1:15 pm
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Department of Health reported 35 more Utahns have died from COVID-19.

The health department erroneously reported zero new deaths on Thursday. The number of individuals whose deaths would have been reported yesterday – 16 – were added to today’s report.

An additional 1,517 people have tested positive for COVID-19, and 446 residents are currently hospitalized with the virus.

Testing

UDOH reports a total of 2,009,407 Utahns have been tested so far, which is an increase of 9,384 people tested since yesterday.

Of those, a total of 343,962 have tested positive for the virus. That’s an increase of 1,517 from Thursday’s report.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 1,550 per day. The rolling 7-day average for percent of positive laboratory tests is continuing its downward trend and is now at 18.19%.

Utah Department of Health

Hospitalizations

Currently, 446 people are hospitalized with confirmed cases of COVID-19, and 148 of those people are in intensive care units. Another 87 patients are hospitalized with suspected cases of COVID-19.

Unfortunately, ICU occupancy has increased since Thursday’s report.

Utah’s intensive care units are now 88% full, which is 3% over the utilization threshold. The ICU beds in the state’s referral centers are 92% 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.

Utah Department of Health

Deaths

An additional 35 of the state’s residents have lost their lives as a direct result of COVID-19. Sixteen of those individuals’ deaths would have been reported Thursday. Six of those people died before Jan. 1.

Utah’s pandemic death toll now stands at 1,655.

The following individuals’ deaths were reported Friday:

  1. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  2. Male, between 65-84, Summit County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  3. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  4. Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  5. Female, between 65-84, Weber County resident, long-term care facility resident
  6. Female, between 65-84, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  7. Female, older than 85, Davis County resident, long-term care facility resident
  8. Male, between 45-64, Carbon County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  9. Male, between 45-64, Davis County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  10. Female, between 45-64, Washington County resident, long-term care facility resident
  11. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  12. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  13. Male, between 65-84, Box Elder County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  14. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  15. Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  16. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  17. Male, between 25-44, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  18. Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  19. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  20. Female, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  21. Female, between 45-64, Weber County resident, long-term care facility resident
  22. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  23. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  24. Male, between 65-84, Iron County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  25. Male, between 65-84, Box Elder County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  26. Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  27. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  28. Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  29. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  30. Female, older than 85, Weber County resident, long-term care facility resident
  31. Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  32. Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  33. Female, between 65-84, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  34. Female, older than 85, Tooele County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  35. Male, between 65-84, Tooele County resident, long-term care facility resident

Utah Department of Health

Vaccinations

The state has administered 281,797 vaccines so far. A total of 233,534 Utahns have received the first dose, and 48,263 have been fully immunized with both doses.

Utah Department of Health

For more information, visit coronavirus.utah.gov. 

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UDOH: 35 More Utahns Have Died From COVID; Report Includes Numbers From 2 Days