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2,564 new COVID-19 cases, and 18 new deaths reported in Utah

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Salt Lake City, Utah – According to the Utah Department of Health, 12,564 new COVID-19 cases, and 18 new deaths are reported on Wednesday, January 19.

With 12,564 new COVID-19 cases reported, Utah’s case total has reached 802,780.

Of today’s new cases, 2,330 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 887 cases in children ages 5-10, 552 cases in children ages 11-13, and 891 cases in children ages 14-17.

A total of 4,730,613 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah.

This is an increase of 7,381 doses since Tuesday.

In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 12.5 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 6 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 2.3 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at a 6.8 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 4.8 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 1.6 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Lab reports from the Utah Department of Health show 4,633,563 people have been tested. This is an increase of 21,616 since Tuesday.

UDOH reports a total of 8,529,305 total tests, an increase of 45,029 tests since Tuesday.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 10,967 per day.

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 41.6%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 29.2%.

There are 715 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 29,649.

There are 3,997 total deaths, which is 18 more deaths than Tuesday.

 

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