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Health Dept.: 2,612 more COVID-19 cases in Utah; 24 additional deaths

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Posted at 12:59 PM, Dec 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-23 15:12:38-05

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Wednesday shows an increase of 2,612 confirmed cases—bringing the state's total to 257,697—and an additional 24 deaths.

So far, UDOH has received confirmation that 11,380 COVID-19 vaccination doses have been administered in Utah.

"Once people in Utah begin getting their second dose of vaccine, the UDOH will also report the total number of people vaccinated," Wednesday's report says.

Utah's rolling seven-day average for the number of positive COVID-19 tests is 2,419 per day, and the rolling seven-day average for the percent of positive tests is 23.7.

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

1,196 people in Utah have died of COVID-19. The 24 deaths announced Wednesday are:

14 females:

  • between 65-84, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • between 65-84, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • older than 85, Weber County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • between 45-64, Tooele County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • between 65-84, Morgan County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • between 65-84, Sanpete County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • between 45-64, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death

10 males:

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