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UDOH reports 562 more COVID-19 cases Wednesday, 5 new deaths

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Posted at 1:00 PM, Mar 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-24 15:00:56-04

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health reported 562 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, along with five new deaths. Officials say four of the five newly-reported deaths came before March 1.

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With Wednesday's cases, the state's total now rises to 382,733.

The state's rolling seven-day average for the number of positive tests IS 424 per day, and the rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "people over people" dropped to is 7.7.

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Utah has also administered 1,206,693 total vaccines.

A total of 2,082 people have died of COVID-19 in Utah, including the two deaths reported Wednesday:

  • Female, older than 85, Cache County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Sanpete County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Sanpete County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 65-84, Carbon County resident, hospitalized at time of death