Salt Lake City, Utah – According to the Utah Department of Health is reporting 3,128 new COVID-19 cases and 39 new deaths over the weekend.
Here is a breakdown of the new cases:
• 2/11: 1,357 cases
• 2/12: 1,121 cases
• 2/13: 660 cases
“These deaths are a stark, sad reminder of the human toll COVID-19 continues to take in our communities,” says UDOH. “Behind each number is a family mourning the loss of a loved one and we share in their grief. We also remind everyone that getting vaccinated, including your booster dose when eligible, is the best way to improve your chance of avoiding severe outcomes like hospitalization and death.”
With 3,128 new COVID-19 cases reported, Utah’s case total has reached 914,028.
Of today’s new cases, 425 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 206 cases in children ages 5-10, 79 cases in children ages 11-13, and 140 cases in children ages 14-17.
A total of 4,900,516 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah.
This is an increase of 11,302 doses since Friday.
In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 8.3 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 4.4 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 2.4 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.
Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at 6.4 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 4.0 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 1.5 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.
Lab reports from the Utah Department of Health show 4,876,795 people have been tested. This is an increase of 12,037 since Friday.
UDOH reports a total of 9,101,774 total tests, an increase of 28,347 since Friday.
The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 1,466 per day.
The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 30.4%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 17.9%.
There are 561 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 32,517.
There are 39 new virus-related deaths reported. UDOH is reporting 4,300 total deaths.