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New cases of COVID-19 down but four more deaths reported in Utah

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Posted at 1:42 PM, Jul 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-21 15:42:37-04

THE UTAH DEPT. OF HEALTH REPORTED FOUR NEW COVID-19 DEATHS TUESDAY, but new cases are down from where they have been — The Utah Dept. of Health reported four new COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, but new cases are down from where they have been.

There have been 486 new cases since Monday, and the total number of known cases in Utah is 35,012.

The rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 610 per day.

The rolling seven-day average for percent of positive tests is 9.6 percent.

The four new deaths spanned four counties and bring the total in Utah to 251.

  • A Davis County man between 65-84, who was a long-term care facility resident.
  • A Salt Lake County woman older than 85, who was a long-term care facility resident.
  • A Box Elder County man between 45-64, who was hospitalized at the time of death.
  • A Weber County man between 65-84, who had not been hospitalized.

There are currently 186 COVID-19 patients in Utah hospitals.

There were 6,039 people tested since Monday and 475,443 people in all have been tested to date.