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Health Dept.: 521 new COVID-19 cases in Utah; seven new deaths

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Posted at 1:34 PM, Jul 23, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Thursday shows 521 new confirmed cases and seven new deaths.

A total of 485,422 people in Utah are reported to have been tested for COVID-19.

2,150 people in Utah have required hospitalization for the disease and 267 have died. Of those hospitalized, 210 remain in the hospital.

The new deaths reported Thursday include:

  • Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident

23,093 of Utah's COVID-19 cases are considered recovered. The Utah Department of Health estimates the number of recoveries by counting the people who survived three weeks after a positive COVID-19 test.