CORONAVIRUS

Another 20K Vaccines Administered As State Reports 9 More Have Died From COVID

Mar 2, 2021, 1:06 PM | Updated: 1:16 pm

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah on Tuesday reported nine additional residents have died from COVID-19, and 487 more have tested positive.

Officials said two of those people died before Feb. 9.

The state also administered 20,268 more vaccinations, bringing Utah’s total to 741,297 shots in arms so far.

Currently, 213 people are hospitalized with the virus.

This article is being updated. For more information, visit coronavirus.utah.gov.

Testing

The Utah Department of Health reports 2,214,506 people have been tested so far, which is an increase of 5,582 people tested since Monday’s report.

Of those, a total of 371,979 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19. That’s an increase of 487 positive tests since the previous day’s data.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 603 per day.

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 10.9%, and the rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 4.9%.

Hospitalizations

There are 213 people currently hospitalized with confirmed cases of COVID-19, and 92 of those people are in intensive care units. Another 24 people are hospitalized with suspected cases of COVID-19.

Utah’s ICUs are 66.9% full. The ICU beds in the state’s referral centers are 70.5% 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.

Deaths

An additional nine Utahns have died as a direct result of COVID-19. Two of those people died before Feb. 9, health officials said.

To date, a total of 1,949 of the state’s residents have been killed by COVID-19.

The following individuals’ deaths were reported Tuesday:

  1. Male, older than 85, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  2. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  3. Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  4. Male, between 65-84, Tooele County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  5. Female, between 45-64, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  6. Male, between 65-84, Davis County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  7. Male, between 65-84, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  8. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  9. Male, between 45-64, Summit County resident, hospitalized at time of death

Vaccinations

The state administered 20,268 more vaccines since Monday’s report, which brings the total number of vaccines to 741,297 so far.

A total of 478,124 people have received the first dose, and 263,173 Utahns have been fully immunized with both doses.

To date, 879,340 vaccines have been delivered to Utah.

For more information, visit coronavirus.utah.gov. 

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Another 20K Vaccines Administered As State Reports 9 More Have Died From COVID