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Health Dept. announces record-high daily increase of 4,588 COVID-19 cases in Utah; 17 additional deaths

Posted at 12:54 PM, Nov 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-21 00:13:40-05

The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Friday shows 4,588 more confirmed cases—bringing the state's total to 170,584—and 17 additional deaths.

The increase of 4,588 cases is a new daily case count record, breaking the November 13 record of 4,092.

So far, 1,315,034 people in Utah have been tested for the disease. The state's rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 3,331 per day, and the rolling seven-day average for the percent of positive tests is 23.6.

533 people in Utah are hospitalized for the disease.

773 people in Utah have died of COVID-19. The 17 deaths announced Friday are:

  1. Male, between 45-64, Utah County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  2. Male, older than 85, Davis County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  3. Male, older than 85, Weber County resident, long-term care facility resident
  4. Male, older than 85, Washington County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  5. Male, older than 85, Utah County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  6. Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  7. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  8. Female, between 45-64, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  9. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  10. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  11. Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  12. Male, older than 85, San Juan County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  13. Female, between 25-44, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  14. Male, between 45-64, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  15. Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  16. Female, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  17. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death