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Utah nears 4,000 COVID cases and 14 new deaths over weekend

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Salt Lake City, Utah – According to the Utah Department of Health 3,972 new COVID-19 cases are reported on Monday, November 8, and 14 new deaths.

With 3,972 new COVID-19 cases reported, Utah’s case total has reached 564,576.

Of today’s new cases, 880 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 497 cases in children ages 5-10, 202 cases in children ages 11-13, and 181 cases in children ages 14-17.

A total of 3,836,532 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah.

This is an increase of 33,397 doses since Friday.

In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 15.8 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 10.8 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 498 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at 8.4 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 7.1 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 3.5 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Lab reports from the Utah Department of Health show 3,780,606 people have been tested. This is an increase of 23,737.

UDOH reports a total of 6,854,733 total tests, an increase of 47,500 since Friday.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 1,650 per day.

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 17.8%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 11.5%.

There are 566 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 24,623.

 

 

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