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Health Dept.: 504 more COVID-19 cases in Utah; four new deaths

Virus Outbreak Utah
Posted at 11:34 AM, Sep 03, 2020

The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Thursday shows 504 additional cases—bringing the state's total to 53,326 confirmed cases—and four new deaths.

A total of 668,425 people in Utah have now been tested for COVID-19. The state's rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 394 per day.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,153 people in Utah have required hospitalization for COVID-19. Of those, 120 remain hospitalized.

The four new deaths reported Thursday are:

  • Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death

44,995 of Utah's cases are considered "recovered." A case with a diagnosis date of more than three weeks ago, who has not passed away, is considered recovered.