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Second-highest single day increase in COVID-19 cases and record number in hospitals

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Posted at 12:59 PM, Nov 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 15:22:05-05

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health reported 2,110 new cases of COVID-19 and six additional deaths Wednesday.

That's the second-highest single day increase in cases since the pandemic began.

The rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 1,803 per day and the rolling seven-day average for percent of positive laboratory tests is 19.1 percent.

382 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in the state. That is a record high so far nin the pandemic.

The newly reported deaths bring Utah's total death toll to 625 since the pandemic began.

They include:

  • Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Iron County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 65-84, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 45-64, Cache County resident, hospitalized at time of death