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Utah just one COVID-19 case away from hitting 10,000

No deaths reported Monday
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Posted at 1:16 PM, Jun 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-01 15:17:00-04

As of Monday afternoon, there are 9,999 positive cases of COVID-19 in Utah according to the state health department.

No new deaths were reported, so the total remains at 113.

Updated coronavirus numbers released Monday show an increase of 202 cases from Sunday which represents a daily rate increase of 2.1 percent.

The health department added two weekly seven-day rolling averages to add perspective to case increases.

In the past seven days (May 26-June 1), there have been 1,379 new positive cases reported, an average of 197 per day. Lab tests performed have increased by 19,520 over the same timeframe, for a 7-day positivity rate of 7.1 percent.

For the prior seven-day period (May 19-May 25) there were 1,003 new positive cases reported, an average of 143 per day. Lab tests performed increased by 19,157 over the same timeframe, for a 7-day positivity rate of 5.2 percent.

There have now been 218,112 people tested for COVID-19. That's an increase of 4,198 from Sunday's report. The rate of positives is at 4.6 percent of the total tested.

14 more people have been hospitalized. There are 95 positive COVID-19 cases currently hospitalized, and 789 cumulative hospitalizations since the beginning of the outbreak.

6,251 of our cases are considered "recovered". A person with a diagnosis date of more than three weeks ago, who has not passed away, is considered recovered.