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Health Dept.: 460 new COVID-19 cases in Utah; five new deaths

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Posted at 1:07 PM, Aug 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-07 15:30:14-04

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Friday indicates there are 460 new confirmed cases and five additional deaths.

Utah's COVID-19 cases count now stands at 43,375. A total of 559,100 people in Utah have been tested for the disease.

The rolling seven-day average for COVID-19 cases in Utah is 441.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,578 people in Utah have required hospitalization. Of those, 202 remain hospitalized.

A total of 335 people in Utah have now died of COVID-19. The five new deaths announced Friday are:

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

32,371 of Utah's cases—nearly 75 percent—are considered "recovered". A case with a diagnosis date of more than three weeks ago, who has not passed away, is considered recovered.