Greater than 2400 extra Utahns examined optimistic for COVID-19 over the weekend

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A dozen extra Utahns died.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Bailey Weems prepares doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine throughout a free COVID-19 clinic at Red Iguana 2 in Salt Lake City on Friday, Aug. 13, 2021.

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Another 2,441 Utahns examined optimistic for COVID-19 over the weekend, and 12 extra individuals died.

The Utah Department of Health additionally eliminated 18 earlier circumstances from the general whole after additional testing.

The rolling seven-day common of latest circumstances stands at 903. (UDOH not stories coronavirus numbers on weekends.)

In the previous 4 weeks, unvaccinated Utahns have been 5.4 occasions extra more likely to die of COVID-19 than vaccinated individuals, in accordance with an evaluation from the Utah Department of Health. The unvaccinated have been additionally 6.5 occasions extra more likely to be hospitalized, and 5 occasions extra more likely to check optimistic from the coronavirus.

An further 7,659 Utahns have been totally vaccinated over the weekend, carry the full to 1,524,222 — 46.6% of Utah’s whole inhabitants.

Vaccine doses administered in previous three days/whole doses administered • 21,633 / 3,137,913.

Utahns totally vaccinated • 1,524,222.

Cases reported in previous three days • 2,441.

Deaths reported in previous three days • 12.

There have been 4 deaths in Salt Lake County — two males and one girl between the ages of 45-64, and a person 65-84.

Davis County reported three deaths — two males and a girl 65-84. And three Utah County residents died — two males 65-84 and a person 85-plus.

Also, a person 65-84 in Cache County and one other man 65-84 in Weber County.

Tests reported in previous three days • 17,060 individuals have been examined for the primary time. A complete of 26,747 individuals have been examined.

Hospitalizations reported up to now day • 379. That’s 25 greater than on Friday. Of these presently hospitalized, 150 are in intensive care, 14 greater than on Friday.

Percentage of optimistic assessments • Under the state’s authentic technique, the speed is 14.3%. That’s increased than the seven-day common of 13.4%.

The state’s new technique counts all check outcomes, together with repeated assessments of the identical particular person. Monday’s charge was 9.1%, decrease than the seven-day common of 9.5%

[Read more: Utah is changing how it measures the rate of positive COVID-19 tests. Here’s what that means.]

Totals so far • 3,019,780 circumstances; 2,537 deaths; 19,360 hospitalizations; 3,019,780 individuals examined.

This story is creating and will probably be up to date.


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