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Utah reports 716 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday; 12 additional deaths

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Posted at 1:04 PM, Feb 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-23 15:04:20-05

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health reported 716 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday and an additional 12 deaths. Officials say seven of the reported deaths occurred prior to Feb. 1.

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The state's rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "tests over tests" is currently at 6.2%, with the rolling 7-day average for positive tests at 779 per day.

With the new report, Utah has administered 623,876 total vaccines and tested 2,172,963 people.

There are 239 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in Utah hospitals.

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With the 12 additional deaths, the death toll in Utah now stands at 1,865:

  • Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, between 65-84, Cache County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, older than 85, Sevier County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 65-84, Davis County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, older than 85, Sevier County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 65-84, Washington County resident, long-term care facility
  • resident
  • Male, between 45-64, Davis County resident, hospitalized at time of death