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Utah's COVID-19 numbers drop by more than 1,000 cases in Sunday's report

Posted at 1:02 PM, Dec 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-06 15:02:38-05

Sunday's report from the Utah Department of Health shows a drop in daily cases, but a rise in the rolling seven-day average compared to Saturday's report.

New Cases
The Utah Department of Health is reporting 2,563 new cases on Sunday, for a total of 215,407 cases statewide since March.

9,540 new tests have been reported since Saturday. 1,495,351 Utahns have been tested since the pandemic began. The rolling seven-day average of positive tests is now 3,077, or roughly 26.6% of those tested.

595 people are currently hospitalized with the virus. 8,822 people have been hospitalized since March.

No new deaths have been reported, keeping the statewide death toll at 939.