SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Dept. of Health reported 394 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. That represents a 2.2 percent increase from Monday's report and the total number of cases in the state now stands at 18,300.
Five more deaths have occurred over the past 24 hours bringing the total number of deaths in Utah to 163.
The new deaths are:
- A male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death.
- A male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident.
- A male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, unknown if hospitalized or long-term care.
- A male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident.
- A male, older than 85, Weber County resident, long-term care facility resident.
34 more people have required hospitalization since Monday's report. There are currently 166 positive COVID-19 patients in Utah hospitals. Since the beginning of the outbreak, 1,226 people have been hospitalized.
Lab tests increased by 2,964 since Monday and the total number of tested in Utah is now 302,276. Of those, the rate of positive results is now at 6.1 percent.