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Health Dept.: 622 more COVID-19 cases in Utah; one new death

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Posted at 12:58 PM, Sep 21, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Monday shows an additional 622 cases—bringing the state's total to 64,394—and one new death.

A total of 762,051 people in Utah have been tested for the disease and the state's rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 847 per day, according to the report.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,520 people in Utah have required hospitalization for COVID-19. Of those, 144 remain hospitalized.

441 people in Utah have died of COVID-19. The new death announced Monday is:

  • Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death

51,660 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.