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Utah reports more than 1,000 new COVID-19 for the third day in a row

Posted at 12:42 PM, Sep 26, 2020

The Utah Department of Health has released updated COVID-19 numbers in Saturday's report.

New cases
1,017 new cases have been reported, bringing the statewide total to 69,547 COVID-19 cases since March.

Tests given
An addition 9,862 new tests have performed since Friday's report. 805,079 people have been tested in the state since March.

The updated rolling seven-day average of positive tests is now 851, or approximately 13.8% of those tested.

Approximately 54,806 of Utah's cases are considered recovered, having tested positive for the virus three weeks ago and not passing away as a result of it.

187 people are currently hospitalized in connection to COVID-19. 3,702 people have been hospitalized since March.

No new deaths have been reported, keeping the statewide fatality rate at 448.