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COVID-19 surge continues in Utah with 2,247 new cases and two new deaths reported Monday

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Posted at 12:56 PM, Nov 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-09 15:05:39-05

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health reported 2,247 new cases of COVID-19 and an additional two deaths Monday.

The rolling seven-day average of new cases in Utah is now at 2,437 per day, and the average percent of positive test results is at 21.2 %.

444 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in the state. 185 of those patients are in the ICU (41.7%). Statewide, 74.7% of ICU beds are occupied with COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients.

The additional deaths reported Monday bring Utah's death toll to 661.

They include:

  • A male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • A male, between 65-84, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death