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Health Dept.: 421 new COVID-19 cases in Utah; six new deaths

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Posted at 1:00 PM, Aug 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-05 15:05:08-04

SALT LAKE CITY — From the Utah Department of Health:

The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report shows 421 new confirmed cases and six new deaths.

Utah now was 42,328 positive cases of the disease. So far, 550,322 people in Utah have been tested for COVID-19. Utah's rolling seven day average of new cases is 438.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,519 people in Utah have required hospitalization for COVID-19. Of those, 184 remain hospitalized.

327 people in Utah have now died of COVID-19. The six new deaths are:

  • Male, between 65 and 84, Davis County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65 and 84, Davis County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 65 and 84, Kane County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 65 and 84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65 and 84, San Juan County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, older than 85, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident

30,911 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.