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13 more COVID-19 deaths and1274 new cases reported in Utah

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Salt Lake City, Utah – According to the Utah Department of Health, 1274 new COVID-19 cases are reported on Tuesday, September 14.

A total of 485,466 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19.

Of today’s new cases, 290 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 143 cases in children ages 5-10, 72 cases in children ages 11-13, and 75 cases in children ages 14-17.

There are 13 new virus-related deaths reported. Lab reports from the Utah Department of Health show 3,298,046 people have been tested. This is an increase of 8,559.

UDOH reports a total of 5,933,814 total tests, an increase of 15,424 since yesterday.

A total of 3,349,378 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah. This is an increase of 6,133 since yesterday. In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 5.1 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 6.8 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 5.9 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at 5.1 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 4.4 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 4.4 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people. The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 1,626 per day.

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 12.9%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 9.6%.

There are 581 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 21,083.

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