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Health Dept.: 326 more COVID-19 cases in Utah; one new death

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Posted at 1:01 PM, Sep 08, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Tuesday shows an increase of 326 confirmed cases—bringing the state's total to 55,359—and one new death.

695,347 people in Utah have now been tested for the disease.

The state's rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 420 per day.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,242 people in Utah have required hospitalization for COVID-19. Of those, 115 people remain hospitalized.

424 people in Utah have died of COVID-19. The new death announced Tuesday is:

  • Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident.

46,722 of Utah's cases—just over 84 percent—are considered "recovered." A case with a diagnosis date of more than three weeks ago, who has not passed away, is considered recovered.