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Utah reports 1,280 new COVID cases Thursday; 14 more deaths

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
Posted at 1:08 PM, Aug 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-19 16:00:30-04

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health on Thursday reports 1,280 new COVID cases and 14 new deaths since yesterday.

Additionally, 9,280 more vaccine doses have been administered since yesterday.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 1,010 per day. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "people over people" is 13.9%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "tests over tests" is 9.9%.

There are 399 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in Utah.

The Utah Department of Health reports 14 more deaths since yesterday. Five of these deaths occurred prior to July 19, 2021.

  1. Male, between 45-64, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  2. Male, between 45-64, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  3. Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized
  4. Male, between 45-64, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  5. Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  6. Female, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  7. Male, between 65-84, Weber County resident, not hospitalized
  8. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  9. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  10. Male, between 25-44, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized
  11. Female, between 45-64, Cache County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  12. Female, between 65-84, San Juan County resident, not hospitalized
  13. Male, between 65-84, San Juan County resident, not hospitalized
  14. Female, older than 85, Sanpete County resident, not hospitalized at time of death