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Health Dept.: 1,517 more COVID-19 cases in Utah; combined death count for Thursday and Friday is 35

Virus Outbreak Utah
Posted at 12:58 PM, Jan 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-29 15:16:46-05

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Friday shows an increase of 1,517 confirmed cases—bringing the state's total to 343,962—and 35 additional deaths.

Friday's report includes 16 deaths that would have been reported Thursday but were not due to a data transmission error. Six of the deaths in Friday's report occurred last year.

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So far, 2,009,407 people in Utah have been tested for the disease. The state's rolling seven-day average for the number of positive tests is 1,550 per day, and the seven-day average for the percent of positive tests is 18.19.

A total of 281,797 vaccines have now been administered in Utah.

446 people in Utah are currently hospitalized with COVID-19.

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1,655 people in Utah have died of COVID-19. The 35 deaths announced Friday are:

  1. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  2. Male, between 65-84, Summit County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  3. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  4. Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  5. Female, between 65-84, Weber County resident, long-term care facility resident
  6. Female, between 65-84, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  7. Female, older than 85, Davis County resident, long-term care facility resident
  8. Male, between 45-64, Carbon County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  9. Male, between 45-64, Davis County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  10. Female, between 45-64, Washington County resident, long-term care facility resident
  11. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  12. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  13. Male, between 65-84, Box Elder County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  14. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  15. Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  16. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  17. Male, between 25-44, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  18. Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  19. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  20. Female, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  21. Female, between 45-64, Weber County resident, long-term care facility resident
  22. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  23. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  24. Male, between 65-84, Iron County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  25. Male, between 65-84, Box Elder County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  26. Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  27. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  28. Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  29. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  30. Female, older than 85, Weber County resident, long-term care facility resident
  31. Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  32. Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  33. Female, between 65-84, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  34. Female, older than 85, Tooele County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  35. Male, between 65-84, Tooele County resident, long-term care facility resident

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