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Coronavirus in Utah: Latest COVID-19 Updates for Monday, April 13

Posted at 6:29 AM, Apr 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-14 08:05:24-04
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10:33 PM - Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon announces state's first citizen to die from COVID-19.

10:32 PM - Congressman Ben McAdams is joining the bipartisan call in Congress for the federal government to issue a guaranteed order for medical supplies needed to combat COVID-19.

8:55 PM - Logan "Freedom Fire" Celebration and Fireworks Show canceled

8:48 PM - Great Basin National Park announces closure as of Monday.

7:00 PM - Kane County relaxes restrictions placed on travel by non-county residents.

4:38 PM - Utah Shakespeare Festival announces it will still hold festival; Releases updated calendar of performances.

2:45 PM - Salt Lake County Emergency Management Bureau sends out emergency alert reminding residents that the Stay Home, Stay Safe order is extended until May 1. The bureau then told FOX 13 that the alert was "sent today as a reminder about the extended order, as the original order’s expiration date was today."

1:15 PM - Latest Utah coronavirus numbers from the Department of Health: 2,363 confirmed cases, 45,787 people tested, 201 have required hospitalization and 18 people have died.

12:25 PM - Fox 13 Exclusive Report: 130 of the most vulnerable people experiencing homelessness in Utah moving to a hotel.

12:00 PM - The IRS is launching an online portal to track your stimulus payments.

11:30 AM - Fox 13 report: SLC Mattress maker shifts to making face masks and is giving them away.

10:45 AM - Coronavirus shut down the NBA, but Mike Conley of the Utah Jazz is competing in a friendly game of H-O-R-S-E.

10:10 AM - President Trump says he will decide when to open up country, not the governors.

9:25 AM - Fox 13 report: Utahns urged to get tested for COVID-19 even with just one of the main symptoms; fever, cough or difficulty breathing.

8:55 AM - The Iron County Sheriff's Office passes along tips on how to keep a positive frame of mind while social distancing.

8:15 AM - Fox 13 report: Second round of 'Utah Leads Together" Small business bridge loans underway.

5:45 AM - Latest World numbers: 1,860,011 confirmed cases, 114,983 deaths.

5:40 AM - Latest numbers in the United States: 561,103 confirmed cases, 22,115 deaths.

5:35 AM - Latest Utah numbers: 2303 confirmed cases, 44,234 people tested, 195 hospitalizations, 18 deaths. New numbers released between noon and 1 p.m.