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Dept. of Health: 314 more COVID-19 cases in Utah; three new deaths

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Posted at 12:59 PM, Sep 09, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Wednesday shows 314 additional confirmed cases—bringing the state's total to 55,673—and three new deaths.

698,541 people in Utah have been tested for COVID-19 and the state's rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 404 per day.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,263 people in Utah have required hospitalization for COVID-19. Of those, 116 remain hospitalized.

427 people in Utah have died of COVID-19. The three new deaths announced Wednesday are:

  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized prior to death
  • Female, older than 85, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death

47,084 of Utah's cases—nearly 85 percent—are considered "recovered." A case with a diagnosis date of more than three weeks ago, who has not passed away, is considered recovered.