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Health Dept.: 334 more COVID-19 cases in Utah; two new deaths

Posted at 11:44 AM, Aug 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-13 13:52:15-04

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health reports the state now has 45,424 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 334 cases since Wednesday's report.

584,656 people in Utah have been tested for COVID-19 in Utah.

Utah's rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 354 per day.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,721 people in Utah have required hospitalization for COVID-19. Of those, 184 remain hospitalized.

353 people in Utah have died of COVID-19. The two new deaths announced Thursday are both Salt Lake County residents:

  • Male - between 65-84, not hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, older than 85, long-term care facility resident

35,817 of Utah's COVID-19 cases—nearly 79 percent—are considered "recovered." A case with a diagnosis date of more than three weeks ago, who has not passed away, is considered recovered.