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Health Dept.: 296 more COVID-19 cases in Utah; two new deaths

Posted at 12:59 PM, Sep 01, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Tuesday shows 296 additional confirmed cases—bringing the state's total to 52,403—and two new deaths.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 664,521 people in Utah have been tested for the disease.

The state's rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 374 per day

A total of 3,110 people in Utah have required hospitalization for COVID-19. Of those, 126 remain hospitalized.

409 people in Utah have now died of COVID-19. The two new deaths announced Tuesday are:

  • Male, between 45-64, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death.
  • Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized at time of death

44,338 of Utah's COVID-19 cases are considered "recovered." A case with a diagnosis date of more than three weeks ago, who has not passed away, is considered recovered.