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Utah reports 651 more COVID-19 cases; 17 additional deaths

Eight of the deaths reported Friday happened before February 5
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Posted at 12:58 PM, Feb 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-26 14:58:18-05

The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Friday shows an increase of 651 confirmed cases—bringing the state's total to 370,084—and 17 additional deaths.

So far, 2,194,674 people in Utah have been tested for the disease. The state's rolling seven-day average for the number of positive tests is 694 per day. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "people over people" is 12.3%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "tests over tests" is 5.6%.

A total of 682,536 vaccines have now been administered in Utah.

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

1,907 people in Utah have died of COVID-19. The 17 deaths announced Friday are:

  • 10 males
    • between 65-84, Washington County resident, long-term care facility resident
    • older than 85, Utah County resident, not hospitalized
    • between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
    • between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
    • older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized
    • between 45-64, Iron County resident, not hospitalized
    • older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
    • older than 85, Weber County resident, not hospitalized
    • between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
    • between 45-64, Tooele County resident, not hospitalized
  • 7 females
    • older than 85, Uintah County resident, long-term care facility resident
    • between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
    • older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
    • older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
    • between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
    • older than 85, Weber County resident, not hospitalized
    • between 45-64, Utah County resident, not hospitalized

Eight of the deaths reported Friday occurred before February 5.