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Health Dept.: 587 new COVID-19 cases in Utah; three new deaths

Posted at 12:13 PM, Aug 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-06 14:24:57-04

The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Thursday shows 587 new confirmed cases and three new deaths.

Utah now has a total of 42,915 positive cases of the disease. 555,391 people in Utah have been tested for the disease, an increase of 5,069 people tested from yesterday.

The state's rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 449 per day.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,554 people in Utah have required hospitalization for COVID-19. Of those, 190 people remain hospitalized.

There are 190 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 2,554.

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

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

31,619 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.