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2,423 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 coronavirus related deaths reported in Utah

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Salt Lake City, Florida — 2,423 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 additional deaths are reported since Friday.

According to the Utah Department of Health, this is the followed day-by-day reported breakdown:
• 1,138 cases from 8/13
• 886 cases from 8/14
• 417 cases from 8/14

Additionally, 21,633 more vaccine doses had been administered since Friday.

The health department reported, In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated were at 5.4 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 6.5 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 5.0 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at 8.8 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 6.0 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 5.6 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

The health department reported, the rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 903 per day. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 13.4%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 9.5%

The health department reported, there are 379 people in Utah currently hospitalized with COVID-19.

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