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The Utah Department of Health reports 12 additional deaths from COVID-19 and 2,302 new cases Tuesday

Virus Outbreak California
Posted at 12:59 PM, Dec 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-22 15:10:01-05

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health reported twelve additional deaths from COVID-19 and 2,302 new cases Tuesday.

The newly reported deaths bring the state’s total to 1,173.

The seven-day rolling average of new cases per day is at 2,478 and the percent of positive cases is 23.7%.

There are currently 544 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Utah. 202 of those patients are in the ICU. At referral centers (where most COVID patients are being treated) the ICU beds are 90.7% occupied.

The latest deaths to be reported are:

  • Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, between 65-84, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 65-84, Washington County resident, not hospitalized
  • Male, between 65-84, Box Elder County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized
  • Female, older than 85, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 65-84, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, older than 85, Washington County resident, not hospitalized
  • Female, between 45-64, Uintah County resident, not hospitalized