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1.1K new COVID cases, 11 deaths reported in Utah

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Salt Lake City, Utah – According to the Utah Department of Health, 1,122 new COVID-19 cases, and 11 new deaths are reported on Tuesday, December 7.

Fifty-three cases were removed from the total count through data quality analysis.

With 1,122 new COVID-19 cases reported, Utah’s case total has reached 606,531.

Of today’s new cases, 174 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 91 cases in children ages 5-10, 37 cases in children ages 11-13, and 46 cases in children ages 14-17.

A total of 4,254,139 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah.

This is an increase of 16,717 doses since yesterday.

In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 14 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 9 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 3.5 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at 14 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 6.6 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 2.5 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Lab reports from the Utah Department of Health show 4,036,145 people have been tested. This is an increase of 6,099.

UDOH reports a total of 7,384,368 total tests, an increase of 13,521 since yesterday.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 1,540 per day.

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 15.9%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 10.6%.

There are 516 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 26,340.

There are 11 new virus-related deaths reported. UDOH is reporting 3,606 total deaths.

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