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Coronavirus in Utah: Latest COVID-19 Updates Wednesday April 15

Real-time alerts, advisories and closures related to the COVID-19 outbreak
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Posted at 5:54 AM, Apr 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-16 07:46:37-04

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WEDNESDAY APRIL 15:

7:24 PM - The SEUHD Amended Public Health has made a second amendment to its' public health order originally issued on March 31, 2020.

5:30 PM - The Utah Department of Commerce has released a new website combating COVID-19 fraud and scams.

4:17 PM - The Park City Community Foundation has raised over $1 million for its Community Response Fund helping people impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic.

1:45 PM - Wednesday's coronavirus numbers in Utah: 20 deaths, 2,542 cases, 221 hospitalizations and 47,614 tested.

1:29 PM - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has announced the nationwide“Save Small Business” Initiative.

1:10 PM - The TriCounty Health Department announces that drive-thru testing will be available in the Uinta Basin starting tomorrow, Thursday.

12:57 PM - The City of St. George has announced that it plans to reopen city golf courses April 17, with extra health precautions.

12:50 PM - Pandemic unemployment assistance program extended to Utahns who don't traditionally qualify for benefits.

12:30 PM - Fox 13 report: Salt Lake area mother and son both come down with COVID-19.

11:15 AM - The Central Utah Health Department confirms the first two positive cases of COVID-19 in Sevier County.

9:45 PM - From Park City School District: A mobile testing van will be at Park City High's Dozier Field Friday and Saturday.

9:20 PM - The IRS has launched a website where people can track their stimulus payments.

8:55 AM - Davis County Sheriff's Office posts video of inmates doing extensive cleaning, including daily cleaning of mattresses, at the Davis County jail to help keep everyone safe and healthy.

8:15 AM - Utah National Guard fulfilling multiple roles to help during coronavirus pandemic.

5:55 AM - Latest Utah numbers: 2,412 confirmed cases, 213 hospitalizations, 19 deaths, 46,476 people tested. Updated numbers expected around noon.

5:50 AM - Latest US numbers: 614,180 confirmed cases, 26,061 deaths.

5:45 AM - Latest world numbers: 1,997,321 confirmed cases, 127,590 deaths.