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Health Dept: 1,145 more COVID-19 cases in Utah; four additional deaths

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Posted at 12:59 PM, Oct 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-27 15:04:29-04

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Tuesday shows an increase of 1,145 confirmed cases—bringing the state's total to 107,228—and four more deaths.

So far, 1,044,695 people in Utah have been tested for the disease. The state's rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 1,507 per day, and the rolling seven-day average for the percent of tests is 17.4

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 5,169 people in Utah have required hospitalization for COVID-19. Of those, 296 remain hospitalized.

578 people in Utah have died of COVID-19. The four deaths announced Tuesday are:

  • Female, between 65-84 years, Washington County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 45-64 years, Tooele County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 45-64 years, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 65-84 years, Cache County resident, hospitalized at time of death