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Health Dept.: 650 more COVID-19 cases in Utah; two new deaths

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Posted at 12:18 PM, Sep 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-22 14:25:40-04

The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Tuesday shows an additional 650 cases—bringing the state's total to 65,044—and two new deaths.

So far, 768,959 people in Utah have been tested for the disease.

The state's rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 857 per day, and the rolling seven-day average percent of positive laboratory tests is 13.9%

Since the begninning of the pandemic, 3,550 people in Utah have required hospitalization for COVID-19. Of those, 161 remain hospitalized.

There are 161 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 3,550.

443 people in Utah have died of COVID-19. The two new deaths reported Tuesday are:

  • Female, between 65-84, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death

51,945 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.