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6,166 new COVID-19 cases and 10 new deaths reported in Utah

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Salt Lake City, Utah – According to the Utah Department of Health, 6,166 new COVID-19 cases and 10 new deaths were reported on Friday, January 27.

With 6,166 new COVID-19 cases reported, Utah’s case total has reached 875,251.

Of today’s new cases, 833 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 338 cases in children ages 5-10, 211 cases in children ages 11-13, and 288 cases in children ages 14-17.

A total of 4,788998 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah.

In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 11.2 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 4.8 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 2.3 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at 6.7 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 4.3 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 1.5 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Lab reports from the Utah Department of Health show 4,771,423 people have been tested. This is an increase of 11,900 since yesterday.

UDOH reports a total of 8,836,432 total tests, an increase of 28,190 since yesterday.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 7,043 per day.

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 46.6%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 30.2%.

There are 854 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 31,006.

 

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