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4,366 COVID cases, 31 deaths over holiday weekend reported in Utah

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Salt Lake City, Utah – According to The Utah Department of Health 4,366 new COVID-19 cases are reported on Tuesday, October 12.

A total of 524,556 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19. Here is a day-by-day breakdown of new cases from Friday to Monday:

10/8: 1,244 cases

10/9: 860 cases

10/10: 1,221 cases

10/11: 1,101 cases

Of today’s new cases, 924 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 481 cases in children ages 5-10, 203 cases in children ages 11-13, and 240 cases in children ages 14-17.

There are 31 new virus-related deaths reported.

Lab reports from the Utah Department of Health show 3,554,305 people have been tested. This is an increase of 27,402.

UDOH reports a total of 6,400,452 total tests, an increase of 51,961 since Friday.

A total of 3,575,508 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah. This is an increase of 27,173 doses since Friday.

In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 14.6 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 11 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 6.4 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at 9.7 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 7.6 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 4 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 1,399 per day.

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 15.7%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 10.4%.

There are 598 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 22,884.

UDOH is reporting 3,025 total deaths.

 

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