2,083 new COVID-19 cases and 17 deaths were reported in Utah on Sunday

2,083 new COVID-19 cases and 17 deaths were reported in Utah on Sunday

SALT LAGE CITY – The Utah Health Department reported 2,083 new confirmed cases Sunday COVID-19 In Utah and 17 new diseases.

This brings Utah to a total of 233,904 confirmed cases and 1,055 deaths Infection Started.

In December alone, 184 Utahs are said to have died. Nearly half – 451% of Utah deaths have been reported since the beginning of November.

A further 9,668 uttons have been tested and new figures have arrived Saturday Numbers. In total, Utah has now conducted 2,340,571 trials for 1,575,222 different individuals.

Currently 548 Utahs have been hospitalized due to the corona virus, of which 215 are in intensive care. The total number of hospital admissions was 595 A week ago, But the number in intensive care has rarely changed from 213 last week. The Department of Health monitors ICU capabilities overall and in the top 16 hospitals for caring for patients with “referral centers” or corona virus. The department says almost 97% of all Utah ICU beds are filled, and more than 100 of the 461 beds available – more than 469 are filled at its referral centers.

Last week, the state averaged 2,633 new cases per day and a positive test percentage of 24.6.

State leaders will give an update on the local corona virus situation at a news conference this weekend; The conference usually takes place on Thursdays.

Pfizer expects Utah to receive the first dose of the corona virus vaccine on Monday, and may start vaccinations this week. First vaccine export to the United States He left a manufacturing facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan on Sunday. Vaccine First available in Utah For teachers, leading health workers and nursing home residents.

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In an email, the health department said the new deaths included eight residents in long-term care facilities:

  • Utah County Woman Over 85
  • An Iron County man aged 65 to 84
  • Weber County man, 65 to 84 years old
  • Weber County man over 85 years old
  • Salt Lake County woman over 85 years old
  • Salt Lake County man over 85 years old
  • Two Salt Lake County men aged 65 to 84

These include the six utensils admitted to the hospital at the time of their death:

  • Salt Lake County woman aged 65 to 84
  • Salt Lake County man aged 45 to 64
  • Washington County man aged 45 to 64
  • Washington County woman 25 to 44 years old
  • Utah County Woman Over 85
  • Utah County man aged 65 to 84

The three dead were not admitted to hospital at the time:

  • Morgan County man aged 65 to 84
  • Utah County man over 85 years old
  • Weber County woman over 85 years old

Method:

Test results now include data from PCR tests and antigen tests. Positive COVID-19 test results are reported to the health department as soon as they are confirmed, but negative test results are not reported within 24 to 72 hours.

The total number of cases reported by the Utah Department of Health each day since the outbreak in Utah began, including those currently suffering, recovering from illness and death.

Recovered cases are defined as having not been infected with COVID-19 and died three or more weeks earlier.

The recommended hospitals are 16 Utah hospitals that have the potential to provide the best COVID-19 health care.

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According to the Department of Health, deaths reported by the state usually occur two to seven days earlier. Some deaths may still be behind, especially if the person is from Utah, but dies in another state.

The Department of Health reports confirmed and possible COVID-19 case deaths within the case limits defined by the State Council and regional epidemiologists. The death toll is subject to change once the trial is over.

For deaths that are said to be COVID-19 deaths, the Department of Health says the person would not have died without COVID-19.

The data included in this story primarily reflect the state of Utah as a whole. For more localized data, visit your local health district website.

More information on Utah’s health guidance status is available at coronavirus.utah.gov/utah-health-guidance-levels.

Information from the Utah Department of Health and coronavirus.utah.gov/case-counts. For more information on how the Utah Department of Health compiles and reports COVID-19 data, see coronavirus.utah.gov/case-counts Scroll to the “Data Notes” section at the bottom of the page.

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