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279 new COVID-19 cases, one new death reported by Department of Health on Sunday

Posted at 9:30 AM, May 02, 2021

New Cases
279 new cases have been reported, for a total of 398,012.

An additional 4,129 people have been tested, for a total of 2,567,778. The rolling seven-day average of positive tests is now 371 per day, or roughly 6.7% of those tested.

137 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Since March of 2020, 16,220 Utahns have been hospitalized in connection to the virus.

One additional death has been reported, for a total of 2,204. The newly reported death is a Utah County man between the ages of 45 and 64 who was hospitalized at the time.

8,364 more vaccines have been administered, for a total of 2,174,205. Of those 953,577 people are fully vaccinated against the virus.