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New Utah COVID-19 cases soar back over 800; 6 new deaths

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Posted at 1:51 PM, Jul 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-28 15:54:33-04

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Wednesday shows an increase of 843 confirmed cases and six additional deaths.

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So far, 1,472,552 people in the state have been fully vaccinated, while 1,658,317 have received at least one dose of a vaccine

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 649 per day. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "people over people" is 14.4%. and the rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "tests over tests" is 8.7%.

As the COVID surge continues in the state, 350 people in Utah are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, with 157 of those being ICU patients.

With six additional deaths Wednesday, Utah's death toll now stands at 2,447:

  • Female, between 65-84, Kane County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Uintah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 45-64, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Uintah County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death