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1,873 new COVID-19 cases, and 19 new deaths reported in Utah

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Salt Lake City, Utah – According to the Utah Department of Health, 1,873 new COVID-19 cases, and 19 new deaths are reported on Friday, December 3.

With 1,873 new COVID-19 cases reported, Utah’s case total has reached 601,952.

Of today’s new cases, 362 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 176 cases in children ages 5-10, 87 cases in children ages 11-13, and 99 cases in children ages 14-17.

A total of 4,196,422 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah.

This is an increase of 21,242 doses since Thursday.

In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 12.7 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 6.6 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 5.6 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 2.6 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Lab reports from the Utah Department of Health show 4,006,158 people have been tested. This is an increase of 12,152.

UDOH reports a total of 7,321,795 total tests, an increase of 24,325 since yesterday.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 1,407per day.

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 14.4%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 9.6%.

There are 513 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 26,108.

There are 19 new virus-related deaths reported. UDOH is reporting 3,564 total deaths.

 

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