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Utah positivity rate continues to rise; 173 new COVID-19 cases reported Monday

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Posted at 1:17 PM, Apr 05, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health reported 173 new COVID-19 cases Monday with one additional death.

The seven-day rolling average for the percent of positivity of "people over people" now stands at 7.1, a number that continues to rise over the past week.

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Last Wednesday, the percent of positivity stood at 6.7 percent.

As of Monday, 1,498,039 vaccines have been administered in Utah, and 121 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in the state.

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With the addition of Monday's death, Utah's death toll now stands at 2,133:

  • Female, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death