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For the second day in a row, Utah sees 23 new COVID-19 deaths

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Posted at 1:10 PM, Dec 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-09 15:18:24-05

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health reported 23 new COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row Wednesday.

There were also 2,574 new cases reported.

The rolling seven-day average of new cases per day is 2,892 and the percent of positive tests is 26.6.

There are 581 people in Utah hospitalized, down from Saturday's high of 605.

The newly reported deaths bring the state's death toll to 996.

They include:

  • Female, older than 85, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, older than 85, Box Elder County resident, not hospitalized at time
  • Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, older than 85, Davis County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 65-84, Weber County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, older than 85, Cache County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 45-64, Box Elder County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time death
  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 15-24, Utah County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Juab County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 25-44, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 65-84, Iron County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 65-84, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, older than 85, Piute County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 65-84, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 65-84, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 45-64, Davis County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Iron County resident, unknown if hospitalized at time of death