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Utah reports over 363K COVID-19 cases, 550K vaccines administered; 10 deaths announced Wednesday

Virus Outbreak Utah
Posted at 1:00 PM, Feb 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-17 15:26:19-05

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health's COVID-19 report for Wednesday shows an increase of 901 confirmed cases—bringing the state's total to 363,248—and ten additional deaths.

So far, 2,136,588 people in Utah have been tested for the disease. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "people over people" is 13.5%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "tests over tests" is 6.13.

A total of 551,068 vaccines have now been administered in Utah.

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

1,806 people in Utah have died of COVID-19. The 10 deaths announced Wednesday are:

  • Male, between 65-84, Carbon County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, older than 85, Davis County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, older than 85, Davis County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, older than 85, Washington County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, older than 85, Washington County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 44-65, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 65-84, Cache County resident, not hospitalized at time of death

A Salt Lake County death in Tuesday's report was removed from Utah's COVID-19 death toll as the person was not a Utah resident. Six of the deaths in Wednesday's report occurred before February 1.