The state also reported four other deaths, and nearly half a million people have been vaccinated.
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In Utah, the number of COVID-19 cases in NSW has rebounded to more than 500 for the first time, even though the state has shut down 1 million fully vaccinated people against the virus.
UDOH also reported four other deaths caused by the coronavirus. All four of these events occurred before March 1 and were only recently confirmed to be the result of COVID-19.
Vaccine dose/total dose in the past day• 32,341 / 1,364,203.
Utahans are fully vaccinated • 499,419.
Cases reported in the past day• 514.
Death report in the past day• Four, all occurred before March 1.
Salt Lake County reported three deaths: one man aged 45-64 and two men aged 65-84. One person died in Weber County, aged 45-64.
Tests reported in the past day• For the first time, 6,751 people were tested. A total of 16,617 people were tested.
Hospitalization reported in the past day• 135. That is one more than Tuesday. Of the people currently hospitalized, 56 are in the intensive care unit, one less than Tuesday.
Percentage of positive tests• According to the state’s original method, the tax rate is 7.6%. This is higher than the 7-day average of 6.7%.
The state’s new method counts all test results, including repeated tests on the same person. The interest rate on Wednesday was 3.1%, slightly lower than the 7-day average of 3.3%.
[Read more: Utah is changing how it measures the rate of positive COVID-19 tests. Here’s what that means.]
Total so far• 385,641 cases; 2122 deaths; 15,525 hospitalizations; 2,386,988 people tested.
According to the Davis County Sheriff’s Office, all prisoners in the county jail received the COVID-19 vaccine, and 209 prisoners received the first of two doses.
The prison cooperated with the Davis County Health Department to provide voluntary vaccinations, which have been available to all inmates since the state lowered the eligible age to 16 on March 24. Vaccination cards will be issued to those who are released so that they can get a second dose.
According to Sheriff Kelly V. Sparks, “most” prisoners have chosen to be vaccinated. Sparks said in a statement: “Providing vaccinations to people in correctional facilities is vital to public health everywhere.”
As of Wednesday, all people who tested positive for COVID-19 in the prison had recovered. There were no active cases and no symptomatic prisoners. New prisoners will be quarantined for 14 days, and everyone in the prison must wear a mask.