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Health Dept.: 906 more COVID-19 cases in Utah; two new deaths

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Posted at 1:02 PM, Sep 30, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Wednesday shows an additional 906 confirmed cases—bringing the state's total to 73,042—and two new deaths.

So far, 829,970 people in Utah have been tested for the disease. The state's rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 1,017 per day, and the rolling seven-day average for the percent of positive tests is 13.6

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,847 people in Utah have required hospitalization for COVID-19. Of those, 203 remain hospitalized.

459 people in Utah have died of COVID-19. The two new deaths announced Wednesday are:

  • Male, older than 85, Washington County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 65-84, Davis County resident, long-term care facility resident

55,141 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.