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The lawn of Timpanogos Regional Hospital was adorned with flags to honor the lives lost to COVID-19...
Ashley Moser, KSL TV

Hospital ceremony honors survivors, healthcare heroes as U.S. hits one million COVID-19 deaths

The lawn of Timpanogos Regional Hospital was adorned with flags to honor the lives lost to COVID-19, those who survived it, and the caregivers and healthcare workers who cared for the sick.
7 months ago
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Matt Gephardt, KSL TV

COVID-19 funeral assistance available to reimburse funeral costs for families 

More Americans lose their lives to COVID-19 with each passing day. There is financial help from the federal government for families who lose loved ones to the virus, but most people are not getting it. 
10 months ago
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Daniella Rivera, KSL TV

COVID risk: Do department policies protect Utah law enforcement and the public?

COVID-19 has become the number one cause of line-of-duty deaths among U.S. law enforcement officers. KSL surveyed Utah law enforcement and took a hard look at how department policies across the state impact both police and the public.
1 year ago
Capt. Merrill Bone with the Unified Fire Authority. (UFA)...
Madison Swenson, KSL TV

Unified firefighter dies due to complications with COVID-19

An active-duty firefighter with the Unified Fire Authority has died "due to complications with COVID-19," according to the department.
1 year ago
The Window Rock formation is illuminated on March 17 in Window Rock, Arizona during an event to rem...
Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

Navajo Nation Day Of Prayer Planned To Honor Pandemic Victims

Navajo Nation leaders announced a virtual Day of Prayer scheduled for Friday to honor all of the lives lost to COVID-19.
2 years ago
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Matt Rascon, KSL TV

Colleagues Remember Physician’s Life, Urge Others To Seek Help For Mental Health

Health care workers and friends gathered at Riverton Hospital Friday to remember Dr. Cesar Briganti, who they say died by suicide after a yearslong struggle with depression that was magnified during the pandemic.
2 years ago
Matt Johnson leaves behind his pregnant wife and 5-year-old son....
Ashley Moser, KSL TV

Murray Man Dies Of COVID, Leaving Behind Pregnant Wife & Son

Matt Johnson's family members know his story is not unique, but they hope people will understand the real, heartbreaking impacts of COVID-19 by sharing it.
2 years ago
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Andrew Adams, KSL TV

Friends Remember Utah Musician Who Died During Battle With COVID

Friends said 37-year-old Courtney Isaiah Smith influenced and inspired numerous lives in the jazz and gospel communities.
2 years ago
"J" (left) died from COVID-19 earlier this month. (Iverson family)...
Debbie Worthen, KSL TV

Utahn Shares Message After Losing Friend To COVID-19

While thousands of Utahns try to get COVID-19 vaccines, Debbie Iverson was mourning the loss of a close friend that contracted the virus and died just a few days later.
2 years ago
The Utah Capitol. (KSL-TV)...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Capitol Bells Ring To Remember Utahns Who Died From COVID-19

The Utah State Capitol bells tolled in an emotional tribute to honor the Utahns who have lost their lives due to COVID-19.
2 years ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

COVID-19 Victims’ Family Members Reflect On 1,000 Utah Deaths

A sobering and grim milestone in Utah Thursday. More than 1,000 people have now died from COVID-19, and Thursday it was announced that 21 lives were lost to the disease.
2 years ago
Lindsay Wootton said goodbye to her mother just before she died from COVID-19 in the ICU. (Used by ...
Jared Turner & Keira Farrimond, KSL TV

Sobering Milestone: 1,000 Utahns Lost To COVID-19

The state of Utah has passed a grim milestone in the fight against coronavirus. Over 1,000 Utahns have now died and left family, friends and neighbors grieving.
2 years ago
Lindsay Wootton said goodbye to her mother just before she died from COVID-19 in the ICU. (Used by ...
Mike Anderson, KSL TV

Logan Woman Loses Two Family Members To COVID-19

A Cache County woman who lost two family members to COVID-19 has issued a plea to all Utahns to do what they can to avoid the spread of the virus.
2 years ago
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Garna Mejia, KSL TV

Utah Family Says Mom Died After Contracting COVID-19 At Family Gathering

Less than a month after their mother’s sudden death from COVID-19, a Utah County family is preparing for a holiday without her.
2 years ago
Photos of Silvia Melendez, who died from COVID-19 in March. (KSL-TV)...
Aley Davis, KSL TV

West Jordan Family Who Lost Daughter To COVID-19 Urges Families To Stay Home This Thanksgiving

While Thanksgiving is usually a time to gather as family, this year, some will be mourning the loss of loved ones due to COVID-19. One Utah family is begging people to take precautions this holiday.
2 years ago
A Utah couple is mourning the loss of their son, Mikey, after he died from COVID-19 (KSL TV)...
Andrew Adams, KSL TV

Utah Couple Mourns The Loss Of Son To COVID-19

A Utah couple is mourning the loss of their son, Mikey, after he died from COVID-19.
2 years ago
Juan Rodriguez with his family. (Used by permission of the Rodriguez-Hernandez family)...
Garna Meija, KSL TV

Utah Family Mourns Loss Of Father To COVID-19 As Cases Hit Record High

Juan Rodriguez raised his three sons in the Rose Park neighborhood, and it's the same place that COVID-19 forced his family to say goodbye.
2 years ago
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Dan Rascon, KSL TV

COVID-19 Survivor Remembers Father Who Died From The Virus

A COVID-19 survivor is sharing an emotional and strong message after she lost her own father from the virus within the past few weeks. 
2 years ago
Sione Tukuafu died in Utah Wednesday. (Rich Kaufusi)...
Garna Meija, KSL TV

Close-Knit Polynesian Community Mourns Loss Of Another Member To COVID-19

The Polynesian community is one of the hardest hit by the pandemic and the tight-knit group is once again mourning the loss of a member, Sione Tukuafu.
2 years ago
Margarita Satini died Tuesday after being diagnosed with COVID-19 on Oct. 19. (Jake Fitisemanu)...
Matt Rascon, KSL TV

Family, Friends Remember Beloved Community Activist Who Died From COVID-19

Family, friends and leaders gathered at the state capitol to remember the life of beloved community activist Margarita Satini, who died from COVID-19.
2 years ago
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Dan Rascon, KSL TV

Utah Family Rocked By COVID-19 Says They Can’t Imagine Rationing Care

A Utah family hit hard by the coronavirus said they're very concerned about the hospital situation and the talk of having to ration care.
2 years ago
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Jed Boal, KSL TV

SLC Veterans Home Where 13 Died From COVID-19 Now Virus-Free

The COVID-19 outbreak that killed more than a dozen veterans at the William E. Christoffersen Salt Lake Veterans Home is over.
2 years ago
Gordon Davis...
Keira Farrimond, KSL TV

Remembering The Utahns We’ve Lost: Gordon Davis

At 69 years old, Gordon Davis was happy to social distance at his home in Goshen, Utah. His wife still doesn't know how he contracted COVID-19.
2 years ago
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Keira Farrimond, KSL TV

Remembering The Utahns We’ve Lost: Paul Mokofisi

Paul Mokofisi was scared. He’d told friends he knew a man of his size would likely not survive COVID-19. But despite his fears, family members say he could have been more cautious.
2 years ago
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