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Utah reports 3,300 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend; 8 new deaths

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Posted at 1:08 PM, Oct 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-05 23:12:48-04

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health on Monday reported 3,300 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend and eight new deaths.

Four of the new reported cases were backlogged from before Oct. 1.

The health department said, school-aged children account for 695 of today's newly announced cases. 

  • 374 cases in children ages 5-10
  • 142 cases in children ages 11-13
  • 179 cases in children ages 14-18

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 1,376 per day. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "people over people" is 15.25%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "tests over tests" is 10.3%.

The health department reported that there are 549 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in Utah.

There have been eight new deaths since Friday:

  1. Female, between 45-64, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  2. Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, unknown if hospitalized at time of death
  3. Male, between 45-64, Davis County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  4. Male, between 45-64, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  5. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  6. Male, between 25-44, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  7. Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  8. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death