100 new COVID-19 cases and 24 new deaths reported in Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah – According to The Utah Department of Health, 100 new COVID-19 cases, and 24 new deaths were reported on Tuesday.
With 100 new COVID-19 cases reported, Utah’s case total has reached 924,891.
Of today’s new cases, 21 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 6 cases in children ages 5-10, 3 cases in children ages 11-13, and 12 cases in children ages 14-17.
A total of 4,964,935 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah.
This is an increase of 2,047 doses since yesterday.
In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at a 5.5 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 2.2 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 1.9 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.
Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at 15.2 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 5.3 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 2.1 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than boosted people.
Lab reports from the Utah Department of Health show 4,956,109 people have been tested. This is an increase of 2,493 since yesterday.
UDOH reports a total of 9,288,108 total tests, an increase of 5,670 since yesterday.
The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 259 per day.
The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 8.8%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 5.6%.
There are 238 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 33,532.
There are 24 new virus-related deaths reported. UDOH is reporting 4,485 total deaths. Ten of these deaths occurred prior to 2/8/2022.