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353 new COVID-19 cases and 5 new deaths reported in Utah

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Salt Lake City, Utah – According to the Utah Department of Health, 353 new COVID-19 cases and 5 new deaths were reported on Monday, March 14, over the weekend.

With 353 new COVID-19 cases reported, Utah’s case total has reached 925,872.

Of today’s new cases, 53 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 20 cases in children ages 5-10, 12 cases in children ages 11-13, and 21 cases in children ages 14-17.

A total of 4,976,995 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah.

This is an increase of 4,621 doses since Friday.

In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 4.7 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 2.2 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 1.9 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at 16.8 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 5.7 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 2.1 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than boosted people.

Lab reports from the Utah Department of Health show 4,971,316 people have been tested. This is an increase of 5,423 since Friday.

UDOH reports a total of 9,320,771 total tests, an increase of 11,041 since Friday.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 169 per day.

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 6.2%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 3.9%.

There are 197 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 33,701.

There are 6 new virus-related deaths reported. UDOH is reporting 4,545 total deaths. Five of these deaths occurred prior to 2/14/2022.

 

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