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316 new COVID-19 cases in Utah, hospitalizations up

Thursday's updated coronavirus numbers
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Posted at 1:36 PM, Jun 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-04 15:36:38-04

SALT LAKE CITY — There has been an increase of 316 COVID-19 cases in Utah over the past 24 hours, according to the Utah Dept. of Health.

That represents a 3-percent increase from Wednesday and brings the total number of cases in the state to 10,813.

That's the second-highest daily increase and marks the eighth straight day of at least 200 new cases per day.

No new deaths were reported, so the total in Utah remains at 117.

There are currently 118 COVID-19-positive patients being treated in Utah hospitals. That's an increase of 21 cases since Wednesday. Since Monday, June 1, the number of hospitalizations is up 24-percent.

227,507 people in Utah have been tested for the disease caused by the coronavirus. That's up 3,526 from Wednesday and the rate of positives is at 4.8-percent of all tests.