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Utah reports 1,264 daily COVID-19 cases Tuesday; 11 new deaths

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Posted at 1:02 PM, Oct 05, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah reported 1,264 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, along with 11 additional deaths.

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Among the new cases, school-aged children accounted for 267 of them, including 123 cases in children ages 5-10, 56 cases in children ages 11-13, and 88 cases in children ages 14-18.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests has increased to 1,395 per day. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "people over people" is 15.4%. and the rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "tests over tests" is 10.2%.

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

"In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 6.6 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 7.2 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 6.4 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, 4.8 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 4.1 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people."

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With 11 additional deaths reported Tuesday, Utah's death toll stands at 2,962:

  • Male, between 65-84, Davis County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 65-84, Tooele County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 45-64, Duchesne County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 25-44, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 45-64, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 45-64, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 45-64, Tooele County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 45-64, Box Elder County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, older than 85, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death