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Utah reports over 1,000 new COVID cases since Tuesday; 8 new deaths

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Posted at 1:05 PM, Aug 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-04 15:09:38-04

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health on Wednesday reported 1,050 new cases of COVID-19 and eight additional deaths since the day before on Tuesday.

Additionally, 8,379 more vaccines have been administered since yesterday and 12,293 have been tested since yesterday.

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The health department reported the rolling 7-day average for positive tests is currently 907 per day and the rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "people over people" is 15.2%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of "tests over tests" is 10.7%.

There are currently 388 people in the state hospitalized with COVID-19.

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The eight new deaths reported today:

1. Female, between 25-44, Cache County resident, not hospitalized at time of death

2. Male, older than 85, Weber County resident, long-term care facility resident

3. Male, between 65-84, Weber County resident, long-term care facility resident

4. Female, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death

5. Female, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized at time of death

6. Male, between 25-44, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death

7. Male, between 15-24, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death

8. Male, between 25-44, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death