NewsCoronavirusLocal Coronavirus News


Coronavirus in Utah: Latest COVID-19 Updates for Saturday, April 11

Posted at 6:32 AM, Apr 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-12 19:23:53-04
Hotline: 1-800-456-7707


10:53 PM - The second round of the Utah Leads Together Small Business Bridge Loan program starts Monday. More information here.

10:04 PM - Utah County Health Department is holding a virtual car seat education class on Thursday, April 16. More information here.

7:19 PM - Utah Division of Emergency Management asks Utahns who have received wireless emergency alerts on the recent travel order to give feedback.
Link: Utah Division of Emergency Management (Utah DEM) on Twitter

6:11 PM - Navajo Nation president issues weekend-long curfew -- "full lockdown" -- after being hit hard by coronavirus.

4:15 PM - Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson reminds residents that they do not have to provide proof of their purpose for traveling, nor does it require police to verify anyone's purpose.

3:40 PM - Intermountain Healthcare, University of Utah Health and Latter-day Saint Charities team up to launch "Project Protect" for Utahns to sew medical-grade face masks for health workers. More information here.

1:05 PM - Nosy Crow Publishing has released a free downloadable book to teach your children about COVID-19.

11:30 - The Utah Department of Health releases update to local COVID-19 numbers:

  • 2,206 lab confirmed cases
  • 42,546 people tested
  • 190 people hospitalized
  • 18 deaths

8:30 AM - The Utah Department of Transportation has created a helpful infographic to explain what constitutes "essential travel."

6:30 AM - Current COVID-19 case numbers worldwide:

  • 1,709,014 lab-confirmed cases
  • 388,910 recoveries
  • 103,796 deaths

6:30 AM - Current COVID-19 case numbers in the United States:

  • 501,615 confirmed cases
  • 29,191 recoveries
  • 18,777 deaths

6:30 AM - Current COVID-19 case numbers in Utah, via the Utah Department of Health:

  • 2,102 lab-confirmed cases
  • 40,762 people tested
  • 183 people hospitalized
  • 17 deaths