SATURDAY, APRIL 4
8:07 PM - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' President Russell M. Nelson calls for a worldwide fast in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic
6:55 PM - Family and friends celebrate Utah girl's Bat Mitzvah in a new way amid COVID-19
6:42 PM - Local dog daycare offers extended hours, reduced rates to healthcare workers
5:48 PM - President Trump approves Utah's disaster declaration, allowing for more federal resources
4:44 PM - FBI warns Utahns, healthcare providers to be aware of COVID-19 scams and fraud
4:12 PM - The first person who tested positive for COVID-19 in West Wendover has passed away
4:11 PM - Fossil Butte National Monument is closing its visitor center; Roads and trails remain open
12:45 PM – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s new digital Coronavirus Self-Checker known as “Clara” can help you determine whether your symptoms merit a call to your doctor.
12:15 PM - The Utah Department of Health has released updated numbers for the day:
- Confirmed cases: 1.428
- Deaths: 8
- People tested: 28,043
10:00 AM - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is live-streaming General Conference online from a smaller assembly hall with a limited number of church leaders in attendance.
10:00 AM - Payson City announces the closure of all pickleball, basketball, and skateboard parks due to concerns over coronavirus.
9:25 AM - LiveNation has launched a global relief fund for crews that are out of work because of COVID-19.
9:15 AM – St. George News spoke with industry and safety experts on how to ethically recreate during a pandemic.
9:10 AM – Tricounty Health has updated its website detailing the number of confirmed cases and estimated tests conducted.
9:00 AM - Provo City released Mayor Kaufusi's "State of the City" address online, highlighting social distancing and updating citizens of the city's plans moving forward.
7:40 AM - The Davis County Sheriff's Office tweeted a funny and helpful infographic on social distancing.
7:00 AM - Singer P!nk confirms she has recovered after previously testing positive for COVID-19, donates $1 million to prevent spread of the virus.
6:55 AM – Latest Utah numbers:
- Confirmed cases: 1,246
- Deaths: 7
- People tested: 24,248
6:55 AM – Latest United States numbers:
- Confirmed cases: 278,458
- Deaths: 7,159
- Recovered: 9,897
6:55 AM – Latest worldwide numbers:
- Confirmed cases: 1,134,418
- Deaths: 60,115
- Recovered: 233,689