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376 New Coronavirus Cases in Utah; 1 More Death



SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – There have been an increase of 376 coronavirus cases in Utah, with an additional death and 196 people hospitalized for treatment.

The increase of cases matched Saturday’s number – also 376 new coronavirus cases.

Officials from the Utah Department of Health said the rolling 7-day average for positive tests was 411 per day, down 15 from the day before.

There have been 570,613 tests administered in the state, with an increase of 4,258 reported Sunday. The rate of positive cases was 9.1 percent.

The latest fatality from COVID-19 was a Cache County man between the ages of 45 and 64. Officials said he was hospitalized at the time of his death.

His identity was not released.

Health officials said the total number of deaths in the state from COVID-19 was now at 336.

Officials said there have been 2,620 total hospitalizations since the beginning of the pandemic.

State health officials reported a decline in new cases from July 22 to August 1. They reported an increase in the number of new cases since August 4.

As of Sunday morning there were just under 5 million confirmed cases of coronavirus in the United States, with more than 161,000 deaths, according to numbers reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The US was adding more than 50,000 positive cases a day.

Utah was among 32 other states with over 40,000 cases of coronavirus.

Neighboring Nevada and Colorado both reported over 50,000 cases. To the south. Arizona was reporting over 186,000 cases.

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