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Health Dept.: 1,575 more COVID-19 cases in Utah; 10 additional deaths

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Posted at 1:03 PM, Oct 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-28 15:12:03-04

The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Wednesday shows an additional 1,575 cases—bringing the state's total to 108,803—and ten more deaths.

So far, 1,052,059 people in Utah have been tested for COVID-19. The state's rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 1,549, and the rolling-seven day average for the percent of positive tests is 17.9.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 5,247 people in Utah have required hospitalization for COVID-19. Of those, 299 people remain hospitalized.

588 people in Utah have died of COVID-19. The 10 deaths announced Wednesday are:

  • Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, between 45-64, Salt Lake 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, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, between 65-84, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, unknown if hospitalized
  • Female, between 65-84, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Millard County resident, unknown if hospitalized
  • Female, between 65-84, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death