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Utah reports 1,238 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday; 13 deaths

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Posted at 1:04 PM, Nov 16, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health on Tuesday reported 1,238 new COVID cases and 13 additional deaths since the day before.

School-aged children accounted for 276 of Tuesday's newly announced cases. 

  • 141 cases in children ages 5-10
  • 60 cases in children ages 11-13
  • 75 cases in children ages 14-17

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 1,592 per day. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "people over people" is 16.7%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "tests over tests" is 11%.

The health department reported there are 569 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in Utah.

Case statistics for the 13 additional deaths are as follows:

  1. Female, between 65-84, Davis County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  2. Female, between 65-84, Davis County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  3. Male, between 45-64, Davis County resident, long-term care facility resident
  4. Male, between 25-44, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  5. Male, between 65-84, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  6. Male, older than 85, Tooele County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  7. Female, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  8. Male, older than 85, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  9. Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  10. Male, older than 85, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  11. Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  12. Female, between 45-64, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  13. Female, between 45-64. Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death