One More Utahn Has Died From COVID-19; Under 200 New Cases Reported

Apr 5, 2021, 1:20 PM | Updated: 1:29 pm
Gov. Cox said even though case counts are dropping it's important that residents keep getting fully...
Gov. Cox said even though case counts are dropping it's important that residents keep getting fully vaccinated with booster shots. (KSL TV)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Officials with the Utah Department of Health on Monday reported 173 people have tested positive for COVID-19 and one more Utahn has died.

An additional 2,326 vaccines have been administered and there were 121 people currently hospitalized with the virus.

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UDOH reports 2,413,193 people have been tested — 2,111 more than Sunday. Of those, 387,514 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19, which is an increase of 173 new cases.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests was 397 per day.


The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” rose slightly to 7.1%, while the rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” was 3.5%.


Currently, 121 people are hospitalized with confirmed cases of COVID-19, and 47 of those people are in intensive care units.

Utah’s ICUs were 64.3% full and the ICU beds in Utah’s referral centers were 66.9% full.



One more individual has lost her life because of COVID-19. To date, the virus has killed 2,133 of the state’s residents.

The following death was reported Monday:

  1. Female, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death


The state has administered 1,498,039 vaccines in total, which is an increase of 2,326 over Sunday’s numbers.

So far, 976,434 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine, and 565,539 Utahns have been fully immunized.


There have been 1,734,950 vaccines delivered to Utah.

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One More Utahn Has Died From COVID-19; Under 200 New Cases Reported