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Health Dept: 2,159 more COVID-19 cases in Utah; 10 additional deaths

UTAH COVID-19 Testing
Posted at 1:24 PM, Jan 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-20 15:24:40-05

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Wednesday shows an increase of 2,159 confirmed cases—bringing the state's total to 328,380—and 10 additional deaths.

So far, 1,922,786 people in Utah have been tested for the disease. The state's rolling seven-day average for the number of positive tests is 1,924 per day, and the seven-day average for the percent of positive tests is 18.9

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A total of 181,169 COVID-19 vaccine doses have now been administered in Utah.

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

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1,517 people in Utah have died of COVID-19. The 10 deaths announced Wednesday are:

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  1. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  2. Female, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  3. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  4. Male, between 65-84, Carbon County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  5. Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  6. Female, older than 85, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  7. Female, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  8. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  9. Male, older than 85, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  10. Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized at time of death