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Under 1,000 new COVID-19 cases reported Sunday in Utah; 2 new deaths

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Posted at 11:31 AM, Dec 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-27 13:55:46-05

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health reported 796 new COVID-19 cases Sunday and two new deaths.

While cases numbers appear low, it is most likely due to lower amounts of testing over the Christmas holiday.

Utah's rolling seven-day average for positive tests now stands at 1,980 per day, with the rolling seven-day average for the percent of positive tests is 24.3 percent.

As of Sunday, 474 people in Utah are currently hospitalized with the coronavirus.

Utah's COVID-19 death toll now stands at 1,214