Coronavirus in Utah: Latest COVID-19 Updates (Saturday, April 4)

Real-time alerts, advisories and closures related to the COVID-19 outbreak
Posted at 7:18 AM, Apr 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-06 10:47:19-04

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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

2:56 PM - COVID-19 outbreak confirmed at Salt Lake City nursing facility

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:

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:

6:55 AM – Latest United States numbers:

6:55 AM – Latest worldwide numbers: