NewsCoronavirusLocal Coronavirus News

Actions

Utah reports 343 new COVID cases over the weekend; 12 more deaths

Virus Outbreak Vaccines Booster
Posted at 1:20 PM, Mar 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-21 15:20:38-04

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health on Monday reported 343 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend and 12 more deaths.

  • 67 reported 3/20
  • 102 reported 3/19
  • 174 reported 3/18

School-aged children account for 39 of the newly announced cases.

  • 17 cases in children ages 5-10
  • 10 cases in children ages 11-13
  • 12 cases in children ages 14-17

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 134 per day. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "people over people" is 4.8%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "tests over tests" is 2.8%.

The health department reported there are 130 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in Utah.

Case statistics for the 12 newly reported deaths are as follows:

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