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7k new COVID cases and 6 new coronavirus related deaths reported in Utah

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Salt Lake City, Utah – According to the Utah Department of Health, 7,033 new COVID-19 cases, and 6 new deaths were reported on Thursday, January 27.

With 7,493 new COVID-19 cases reported, Utah’s case total has reached 869,085.

Of today’s new cases, 930 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 390 cases in children ages 5-10, 211 cases in children ages 11-13, and 329 cases in children ages 14-17.

A total of 4,783,868 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah. This is an increase of 5,458 doses since yesterday.

In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 11.3 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 a 6.7 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 4.4 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 4,759,523 people have been tested. This is an increase of 14,481 since yesterday. UDOH reports a total of 8,808,242 total tests, an increase of 35,767 since yesterday.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 7,820 per day. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 46.7%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 30.4%.

There are 843 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 30,846. There are 6 new virus-related deaths reported. UDOH is reporting 4,073 total deaths.

 

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