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1,816 new COVID-19 cases, and 4 new deaths reported in Utah

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Salt Lake City, Utah – According to the Utah Department of Health, 1,816 new COVID-19 cases, and 4 new deaths were reported on Tuesday, December 28, since Monday.

With 1,816 new COVID-19 cases reported, Utah’s case total has reached 630,126.

Of today’s new cases, 186 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 62 cases in children ages 5-10, 44 cases in children ages 11-13, and 80 cases in children ages 14-17.

A total of 4,514,838 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah.

This is an increase of 9,983 doses since Monday.

In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at an 18.5 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 10 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 3.4 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at a 6.9 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 5.6 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 4,215,172 people have been tested. This is an increase of 7,533 since Monday.

UDOH reports a total of 7,734,911 total tests, an increase of 15,316 since Thursday.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 1,300 per day.

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 11.3%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 7.7%.

There are 438 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 27,371.

There are four new virus-related deaths reported. UDOH is reporting 3,774 total deaths.

 

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