Two Ballet West dancers among new COVID-19 cases in Utah

Posted at 1:24 PM, Mar 17, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health announced there are now 41 Utah residents and 10 visitors in Utah who have tested positive for COVID-19.

Two Ballet West dancers are among those who have tested positive, according to a news release from Ballet West.

"Both dancers had recently returned to Salt Lake City from an extended trip to the East Coast. Since returning to Utah, the two had no contact with Ballet West Academy students, Ballet West staff, or other dancers, and had been traveling out of state since March 1. The two dancers are currently under self-quarantine," the news release said.

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