Salt Lake City, Utah – According to The Utah Department of Health, 461 new COVID-19 cases and 19 new deaths were reported on Wednesday, March 2.
With 461 new COVID-19 cases reported, Utah’s case total has reached 923,591.
Of today’s new cases, 45 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 25 cases in children ages 5-10, 5 cases in children ages 11-13, and 15 cases in children ages 14-17.
A total of 4,950,811 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah.
This is an increase of 2,434 doses since yesterday.
In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 4.9 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 2.4 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 2.0 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.
Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at 13.7 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 6.4 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 2.4 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than boosted people.
Lab reports from the Utah Department of Health show 4,937,314 people have been tested. This is an increase of 3,882 since yesterday.
UDOH reports a total of 9,246,945 total tests, an increase of 8,529 since yesterday.
The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 405 per day.
The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 13.2%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 7.9%.
There are 306 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 33,326.
There are 19 new virus-related deaths reported. UDOH is reporting 4,436 total deaths.