The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Thursday shows an increase of 1,543 cases—bringing the state's total to 99,549—and six additional deaths.
So far, 1,004,286 people in Utah have been tested for COVID-19. The state's rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 1,288 per day, and the rolling seven-day average for the percent of positive tests is 15.5.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 4,880 people in Utah have required hospitalization for COVID-19. Of those, 301 remain hospitalized.
563 people in Utah have died of COVID-19. The six deaths announced Thursday are:
- Female, between 65-84, Davis County resident, hospitalized at time of death
- Male, older than 85, Garfield County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
- Female, between 65-84, Juab County resident, hospitalized at time of death
- Female, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
- Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
- Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
"One previously reported Davis County female, between 65-84, long term care facility death has been removed from the dashboard following further investigation by the Medical Examiner's office, Thursday's report states.
73,586 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.