CORONAVIRUS

More Than 2,000 Utahns Have Lost Their Lives To COVID-19

Mar 11, 2021, 11:05 AM | Updated: 12:27 pm

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FILE (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Department of Health reported 646 people have tested positive and an additional 23 residents have died from COVID-19.

Fifteen of those people died before Feb. 11, health officials said.

The pandemic has now taken the lives of 2,015 residents of Utah.

The state has administered 34,290 more vaccines, bringing the total to 936,681 vaccines distributed so far.

Currently, 167 people are hospitalized with the virus.

For more information, visit coronavirus.utah.gov.

Testing

UDOH reports 2,273,483 Utahns have been tested so far, which is an increase of 8,139 people tested since yesterday.

Of those, a total of 376,973 have tested positive for COVID-19. That’s an increase of 646 new positive cases from Wednesday’s report.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 524 per day.

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 8.44%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 4.03%.

Hospitalizations

There are currently 167 people hospitalized with confirmed cases of COVID-19, and 66 of those patients are in intensive care units. Another 20 patients are hospitalized with suspected cases of COVID-19.

The state’s ICUs are 69.9% full. The ICU beds in Utah’s referral centers are 70.9% 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

Health officials reported 23 more Utahns have died from COVID-19. Fifteen of those people died before Feb. 11.

The pandemic has killed 2,015 of the state’s residents.

The following individuals’ deaths were reported Thursday:

  1. Male, between 65-84, Washington County resident, not hospitalized
  2. Male, older than 85, Utah County resident, not hospitalized
  3. Male, older than 85, Kane County resident, not hospitalized
  4. Female, between 65-84, Washington County resident, hospitalized
  5. Male, older than 85, Uintah County resident, not hospitalized
  6. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, not hospitalized
  7. Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized
  8. Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  9. Female, between 65-84, Iron County resident, hospitalized
  10. Female, older than 85, Weber County resident, long-term care facility resident
  11. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized
  12. Male, between 45-64, Davis County resident, hospitalized
  13. Female, older than 85, Davis County resident, long-term care facility resident
  14. Female, older than 85, Cache County resident, long-term care facility resident
  15. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized
  16. Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized
  17. Female, older than 85, Box Elder County resident, not hospitalized
  18. Male, between 45-64, Washington County resident, not hospitalized
  19. Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  20. Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized
  21. Male, between 65-84, Davis County resident, hospitalized
  22. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  23. Female, older than 85, Davis County resident, not hospitalized

Vaccinations

Utah has administered a total of 936,681 vaccines, which is an increase of 34,290 since Wednesday’s report.

To date, 618,337 Utahns have received at least one dose of the vaccine, and 339,743 have received two doses.

There have been 1,151,265 vaccines delivered to Utah.

For more information, visit coronavirus.utah.gov.

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More Than 2,000 Utahns Have Lost Their Lives To COVID-19