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Health Dept: 346 more COVID-19 cases in Utah; three new deaths

Virus Outbreak Utah
Posted at 11:42 AM, Sep 10, 2020

The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Thursday shows an increase of 346 confirmed cases—bringing the state's total to 56,109—and three additional deaths.

703,766 people in Utah have now been tested for the disease, and the state's rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 381 per day.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,273 people in Utah have required hospitalization for COVID-19. Of those, 118 remain hospitalized.

430 people in Utah have died of COVID-19. The three new deaths announced Thursday are:

  • Male, older than 85, Davis County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, age 45-64, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident

47,545 of Utah's COVID-19 cases—nearly 85 percent—are considered "recovered." A case with a diagnosis date of more than three weeks ago, who has not passed away, is considered recovered.