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Utah Department of Health reports 194 new cases, one new death in latest COVID-19 numbers

Posted at 12:21 PM, May 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-03 14:24:03-04

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Sunday’s updates to COVID-19 numbers across the state show 194 new cases, and 50 total deaths.

The total amount of lab-confirmed cases is now 5,175, up from Saturday’s total of 4,981.

Approximately 122,102 people have been tested statewide. There have been 4,298 new tests conducted since Saturday, meaning the positive rate of the most recently conducted tests is approximately 4.5%. The total positive rate since labs began reporting results on March 19 is approximately 4.2%.

18 more people have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19, bringing that total to 436 across the state.

One new death has been reported, bringing the statewide total to 50. The new death is a woman from Salt Lake County between the ages of 45 and 64. She had been hospitalized, and did have a history of underlying conditions, according to the Utah Department of Health.

It is estimated that 2,283 people have recovered from the virus statewide, or approximately 44% of those who have tested positive.

The Utah Department of Health will not be giving a press conference to discuss these new numbers.