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Utah sets an unwanted record with ten new COVID-19 deaths in one day

On the positive side, new cases and hospitalizations are down
Posted at 1:21 PM, Jul 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-14 19:57:18-04

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Dept. of Health reported the highest single-day number of new deaths on Tuesday with ten.

That brings the total deaths in Utah to 226.

There were 448 new cases of COVID-19 since Monday's report, and Utah has had 30,478 known positive cases since the outbreak began.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 636 per day. The rolling 7-day average for percent of positive laboratory tests is 10.2 percent.

There are 176 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19.

There have now been 424,521 people tested in Utah, an increase of 6,186 tests.

The ten new deaths reported Tuesday spanned five counties in Utah:

San Juan County:

  • Two men, older than 85, long term care facility residents.
  • A male, between 65-84, long term care facility resident.
  • A male, between 65-84, hospitalized.
  • A female, older than 85, hospitalized.
  • A female, between 65-84, hospitalized.

Weber County:

  • A male, between 45-64, hospitalized, long term care facility resident.

Iron County:

  • A female, older than 85, hospitalized.

Cache County:

  • A female, between 65-84, long term care facility resident.

Utah County:

  • A male, between 65-84, no additional information.