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Coronavirus in Utah: Latest COVID-19 Updates: Saturday, May 2

Real-time alerts, advisories and closures related to the COVID-19 outbreak
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Posted at 6:27 AM, May 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-03 00:45:46-04

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SATURDAY, MAY 2

9:46 PM - Provo drive-thru graduation celebration: Monday night from 8:20-9:20, football stadium and/or parking lot lights will be turned on at LaVell Edwards Stadium, as well as Timpview, Provo and Independence High Schools in honor of graduates.

  • "ALL of Provo’s residents are invited to drive through the high school parking lots, give a honk, and listen for the fight song. Please remain in your car."

6:46 PM - Park City crews installed 10 hand sanitizer stations along Main Street.

3:53 PM - Zion National Park announces plans to reopen select areas starting May 13.

3:16 PM - Sand Hollow, Gunlock and Quail Creek State Parks have all hit capacity for visitors; Encourage checking parks' social media pages before visiting.

12:25 PM - Updated statewide Coronavirus numbers, per The Utah Department of Health

  • 4,981 lab-confirmed cases
  • 117,804 people tested
  • 418 hospitalizations
  • 2,185 recoveries
  • 49 deaths

11:55 AM - Davis County Health tweets a graphic that explains what moving to an "orange" alert means for high-risk individuals.

7:40 AM - The Utah COVID-19 Community Task Force tweeted a video explaining the basics of what our new "Code Orange" status means.

6:15 AM - Worldwide Coronavirus numbers, per Johns Hopkins University

  • 3,361,244 lab-confirmed cases
  • 1,060,848 recoveries
  • 239,090 deaths

6:15 AM - Nationwide Coronavirus numbers, per Johns Hopkins University

  • 1,104,161 lab-confirmed cases
  • 6,551,810 people tested
  • 164,015 recoveries
  • 65,068 deaths

6:15 - Statewide Coronavirus numbers, per The Utah Department of Health

  • 4,828 lab-confirmed cases
  • 112,558, people tested
  • 403 hospitalizations
  • 2,062 recoveries
  • 46 deaths