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UTAH CORONAVIRUS: 908 new cases, 3 deaths Saturday



PROVO, Utah – The state reports 413,937 vaccines administered, up 9,852 from yesterday.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests per day is 1,143 per day. The rolling 7-day average for the percent of positive laboratory tests is 15.6%.

There are 329 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 13,862.

Officials report 1,736 total deaths.

  • Male, older than 85, Tooele County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 45-64, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 65-84, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death

    The COVID-19 Transmission Index is a balanced approach intended to protect communities. It represents the collaborative work of state and local public health officials, the Governor’s Office, legislative leaders, the hospital industry, and business leaders.

    The transmission index clarifies the public health metrics used to determine which counties are placed in which transmission level. Counties will be placed in one of three transmission levels: High, Moderate, or Low. These levels correspond directly to case rates, positivity rates, and ICU utilization.

    Data will be analyzed weekly; counties will be placed into a transmission level depending solely on what information their data shows. Changes from a lower level to a higher level may occur weekly. Changes from a higher level to a lower level may occur every 14 days at a minimum when thresholds are met.

On Sunday, the Utah Department of Health reports a total of 908 new coronavirus cases since Saturday.

There are three new deaths.

A total of 354,608 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19.

The state reported 2,076,035 total tests administered. This is an increase of 5,845 people tested since yesterday.