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18 more Utahns die of COVID-19

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Salt Lake City, Utah — According to the Utah Department of Health, 1,810 new COVID-19 cases, 18 new deaths, and 70 new hospitalizations are reported in Utah since the day before.

The health department reported 349 school-aged children (19.3%) of today’s newly announced cases.

• Ages 5-10: 176 cases

• Ages 11-13: 80 cases

• Ages 14-17: 93 cases

The rolling 7-day average for positive COVID-19tests is 1,571 per day. The rolling 7-day average person/person positivity rate is 17.1%.

The health department reported, 535 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in Utah. 204 of those patients are in an ICU. At referral centers (where most COVID patients are being treated) the ICU beds are 101.4% occupied.

The health department reported, 75.2% of vaccine-eligible Utahns (12+) have received at least one dose of a vaccine, and 67.5% of eligible Utahns are fully vaccinated.

18 new deaths from COVID-19 were reported

 

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