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Health Dept.: 1,168 more COVID-19 cases in Utah; three additional deaths

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Posted at 1:06 PM, Oct 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-19 15:12:31-04

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Monday shows an additional 1,168 confirmed cases—bringing the state's total to 95,562—and three more deaths.

So far, 980,659 people in Utah have been tested for the disease. The state's rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 1,233 per day, and the rolling seven-day average for the percent of positive tests is 14.4.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 4,688 people in Utah have required hospitalization for COVID-19. Of those, 288 remain hospitalized.

546 people in Utah have died of COVID-19. The three new deaths reported Monday are:

  • Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, older than 85, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, older than 85, Washington County resident, long-term care facility resident

71,035 of Utah's cases are considered "recovered." A case with a diagnosis date of more than three weeks ago, who has not passed away, is considered recovered.