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Utah reports 1,130 daily COVID-19 cases Tuesday; 13 new deaths

Virus Outbreak California
Posted at 1:01 PM, Sep 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-28 15:01:43-04

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah reported 1,130 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, along with an 13 additional deaths.

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Among the new cases, school-aged children accounted for 209 of them, including 91 cases in children ages 5-10, 49 cases in children ages 11-13, and 69 cases in children ages 14-18.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests has increased to 1,330 per day. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "people over people" is 13.7%. and the rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "tests over tests" is 9.8%.

581 people in Utah are currently hospitalized with COVID-19.

"In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 5.8 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 7.6 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 6.5 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people," UDOH reports. "Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at 4.1 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 5.0 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 4.2 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people."

With 13 additional deaths reported Wednesday, Utah's death toll stands at 2,905:

  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized
  • Female, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 45-64, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 45-64, Iron County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 45-64, Emery County resident, unknown status
  • Male, older than 85, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 65-84, Millard County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 65-84, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 45-64, Box Elder County resident, not hospitalized
  • Female, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 45-64, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death