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Health Dept.: 263 new COVID-19 cases in Utah; nine new deaths

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Posted at 1:09 PM, Aug 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-10 15:15:24-04

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report shows 263 new confirmed cases and nine new deaths.

Utah now has 44,390 positive cases of the disease.

574,560 people in Utah have been tested for COVID-19, and the state's rolling seven-day average for new cases is 400.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,642 people have required hospitalization for COVID-19. Of those, 193 people remain hospitalized.

345 people in Utah have died of COVID-19. The nine new deaths announced Monday are:

  • Male, older than 85, Grand County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male - between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 25-44, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, older than 85, Washington County resident, long-term care facility resident

34,319 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.