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No new fatalities reported in Sunday's COVID-19 numbers from Utah Department of Health

Posted at 1:07 PM, Aug 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-16 15:15:00-04

New Cases
331 new cases have been reported since Saturday, which brings the new statewide total to 46,652.

3,626 new tests were performed. The rolling seven-day average of positive cases is currently 357, or approximately 9.5% of those tested. 598,527 people have been tested for the virus since March.

The UDOH classifies cases that have recovered as those who tested positive for the virus three weeks ago and not passing away as a result of it. By that standard, approximately 37,701 cases are considered recovered.

164 people are currently hospitalized in connection to COVID-19. 2,771 people have been hospitalized across the state since March.

No new deaths were reported, keeping the statewide fatality rate at 363.