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COVID-19 surges around Utah after Thanksgiving testing lull

Posted at 4:13 PM, Dec 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-08 18:13:59-05

SALT LAKE CITY — After a lull over the Thanksgiving holiday likely attributed to closed testing centers and holiday schedules, the number of COVID-19 positive tests returned to extremely high levels.

The following chart shows these counties set a record for new cases in the seven days ending Dec 7.

These counties saw a case increase over the previous seven days.

These three counties saw a week to week decrease:

To get an idea of how many people have COVID-19 in your area, each number on this map represents the ratio of cases to people. For example, in Box Elder County, one-in-94 residents has an active case of COVID-19.