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Utah Health Department reports 1,702 new cases of COVID-19, 12 additional deaths Thursday

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Posted at 1:01 PM, Sep 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-30 15:01:58-04

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health reported 1,702 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday and twelve additional deaths.

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The seven-day running average of new cases is 1,355 and the percent of positive tests is 14.2 %.

There are 566 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Utah.

Of the new cases, 360 are school age children.

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5,739 more people in Utah have been vaccinated since Wednesday’s report.

The newly reported deaths include:

  • Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized
  • Male, between 65-84, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 45-64, Utah County resident, not hospitalized
  • Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 65-84, Davis County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Washington County resident, not hospitalized
  • Female, between 65-84, Summit County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Millard County resident, not hospitalized
  • Male, between 65-84, Washington County resident, not hospitalized
  • Male, older than 85, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 45-64, Emery County resident, not hospitalized
  • Unknown sex, older than 85, Sanpete County resident, not hospitalized