State Administers Nearly 27K Vaccines In 1 Day; 1,060 Test Positive For Virus

Feb 12, 2021, 12:59 PM | Updated: 1:32 pm
FILE: A member of the Utah National Guard prepares paperwork for COVID-19 swab tests at the Utah Co...
FILE: A member of the Utah National Guard prepares paperwork for COVID-19 swab tests at the Utah County Health Department (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)
(Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah health officials reported 11 more people have died from COVID-19, and 1,060 additional residents have tested positive.

The state administered nearly 27,000 doses of the vaccine since yesterday’s report.

There are currently 312 people hospitalized with the virus.

This article is being updated. For more information, visit


The Utah Department of Health reports 2,110,759 residents have been tested so far, which is an increase of 7,143 people tested since yesterday.

Of those, a total of 359,641 have tested positive for COVID-19. That’s an increase of 1,060 new cases from Thursday’s report.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 1,025 per day.

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 14.7%, and the rolling 7-day average for percent of positivity of “tests over tests” is 6.6%.

Click here to read more about these two measures of percent positivity. 

Utah Department of Health Utah Department of Health Utah Department of Health


Currently, 312 people are hospitalized with confirmed cases of COVID-19, and 118 of those people are in intensive care units. Another 33 people are hospitalized with suspected cases of COVID-19.

While COVID-19 hospitalizations are down, ICU capacity is up.

Utah’s intensive care units are 84% full. The ICU beds in the state’s referral centers are 86.6% 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


Eleven more Utahns have lost their lives as a direct result of COVID-19. UDOH reports six of those people died prior to Jan. 15.

To date, 1,785 of the state’s residents have been killed by the virus.

The following individuals’ deaths were reported Friday:

  1. Female, older than 85, Cache County resident, long-term care facility resident
  2. Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  3. Female, between 65-84, Davis County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  4. Female, older than 85, Tooele County resident, long-term care facility resident
  5. Male, older than 85, Cache County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  6. Male, between 25-44, Box Elder County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  7. Male, between 65-84, Weber County resident, long-term care facility resident
  8. Male, older than 85, Wasatch County resident, long-term care facility resident
  9. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  10. Male, between 65-84, Iron County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  11. Male, between 65-84, Tooele County resident, hospitalized at time of death

Utah Department of Health


Utah administered 26,996 since Thursday’s report, bringing the state’s total number of vaccinations to 489,716.

To date, 349,423 Utahns have received the first dose of the vaccine, and 140,293 have been fully immunized with both doses.

There have been more than 600,000 vaccines shipped to Utah.

Utah Department of Health

For more information, visit

KSL 5 TV Live

Top Stories

Coronavirus Utah

FILE PHOTO (Photo by Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images)...
Josh Ellis

Utah doctor, others charged with running COVID vaccine scheme, issuing fake records and giving fake shots

A Utah plastic surgeon, his medical corporation and three others have been charged after prosecutors say they issued fake COVID-19 vaccination record cards and injected minors with saline shots.
9 days ago
FILE: People line up in their cars as members of the Utah National Guard give COVID-19 swab tests a...
Eliza Pace

Gov. Cox, along with 24 other governors, call on President Biden to end Federal Public Health Emergency

Gov. Spencer Cox signed a letter with 24 other governors calling on President Joe Biden to end the federal public health emergency over the COVID-19 pandemic.
1 month ago
flu shot tripledemic...
Matt Rascon

KSL+: The rise of respiratory viruses and COVID’s impact

It’s not even winter yet, and the CDC is warning that the country is experiencing a resurgence of respiratory viruses, which are taking a toll on hospitals and children.
2 months ago
FILE: Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 (left) and Moderna COVID-19 (right) vaccines are seen at a vaccinati...
Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer

US clears updated COVID boosters for kids as young as 5

The U.S. on Wednesday authorized updated COVID-19 boosters for children as young as 5, seeking to expand protection ahead of an expected winter wave.
4 months ago
Alex Cabrero and Mike Anderson, KSL TV

Sandy woman shares frustration of ongoing battle with COVID-19

As life starts to return to normal from the pandemic, for millions of Americans, it still causes a daily struggle. That's the case for one Sandy woman, who shared her story Tuesday.
4 months ago
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - SEPTEMBER 09: A pharmacist prepares to administer  COVID-19 vaccine booster sho...
Jed Boal

University Health recommends getting omicron booster and flu shot now

The CDC approved the COVID-19 bivalent boosters that target the most recent omicron variants on September 1. Since then, tens of thousands of Utahns have rolled up their sleeves.
4 months ago

Sponsored Articles

Fiber Optical cables connected to an optic ports and Network cables connected to ethernet ports...
Brian Huston, CE and Anthony Perkins, BICSI

Why Every Business Needs a Structured Cabling System

A structured cabling system benefits businesses by giving you faster processing speeds and making your network more efficient and reliable.
notebook with password notes highlighted...
PC Laptops

How to Create Strong Passwords You Can Actually Remember

Learn how you can create strong passwords that are actually easy to remember! In a short time you can create new ones in seconds.
house with for rent sign posted...
Chase Harrington, president and COO of Entrata

Top 5 Reasons You May Want to Consider Apartment Life Over Owning a Home

There are many benefits of renting that can be overshadowed by the allure of buying a home. Here are five reasons why renting might be right for you.
Festive kitchen in Christmas decorations. Christmas dining room....
Lighting Design

6 Holiday Decor Trends to Try in 2022

We've rounded out the top 6 holiday decor trends for 2022 so you can be ahead of the game before you start shopping. 
Happy diverse college or university students are having fun on their graduation day...
BYU MBA at the Marriott School of Business

How to Choose What MBA Program is Right for You: Take this Quiz Before You Apply!

Wondering what MBA program is right for you? Take this quiz before you apply to see if it will help you meet your goals.
Diverse Group of Energetic Professionals Team Meeting in Modern Office: Brainstorming IT Programmer...
Les Olson

Don’t Let a Ransomware Attack Get You Down | Protect Your Workplace Today with Cyber Insurance

Business owners and operators should be on guard to protect their workplace. Cyber insurance can protect you from online attacks.
State Administers Nearly 27K Vaccines In 1 Day; 1,060 Test Positive For Virus