Salt Lake City-According to the Utah Department of Health, the number of COVID-19 cases in Utah increased by 422 last Friday, with 6 deaths and more than 40,049 vaccinations reported.
The health department said that four of the deaths occurred before March 1, but they are still being investigated by state medical inspectors.
According to data from the health department, the current rolling number of positive cases for 7 consecutive days per day is 407. Now, the daily positive test rate for this time period reported by the “people-oriented” method is 6.9%. Now, the average positive test rate for 7 days per day calculated using the “test over test” method is 3.4%.
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The state received 1,450,263 vaccine doses, up from 1,410,214 doses on Thursday. A total of 948,468 Utahans have now received at least one dose of the vaccine, and 541,293 people have now been fully vaccinated. State data show that a total of 1,691,460 doses of vaccine have been shipped to Utah.
The new figures show that since Thursday, positive cases have increased by 0.1%. So far, of the 2,400,410 people tested for COVID-19 in Utah, 16.1% have tested positive for COVID-19. The total number of tests conducted since the beginning of the pandemic has increased to 4,268,946, an increase of 14,258 since Thursday. According to state data, 5,761 of these are tests for people who have not been tested for COVID-19 before.
The six deaths reported on Friday were:
- A woman in Davis County between the ages of 65 and 84 and a resident of a long-term care facility
- A Millard County woman, aged 65 to 84, was hospitalized when she died
- A man between 65 and 84 years old in Salt Lake County was hospitalized when he died
- A woman between the ages of 65 and 84 in Salt Lake County was hospitalized when she died
- A Utah county woman, over 85 years old, is a resident of a long-term care facility
- A man over the age of 85 in Weber County who is a resident of a long-term care facility
Friday’s total confirmed 386,550 confirmed cases in Utah, a total of 15,573 hospitalizations and 2,131 deaths from the disease.
Utah House of Representatives Bill 294, also known as the state’s COVID-19 “endgame” bill, requires all states and Utah health orders related to the pandemic to have a 14-day case rate of less than per 100,000 people in the state At the end of the day of 191, the 7-day average utilization rate of the COVID-19 intensive care unit was less than 15%, and 1,633,000 original doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been allocated to Utah.
The state has now reached the benchmarks of the first and second indicators. According to data from the health department, as of Friday, its 14-day medical record rate was 180.3, while the 7-day average utilization rate of Utah’s COVID-19 ICU was approximately 10.3%. According to the Department of Health, a total of 920,515 doses of the main vaccine have been distributed to Utah.
Utah leaders provided an update on the COVID-19 pandemic at a press conference on Thursday.
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