Salt Lake City, Utah – According to The Utah Department of Health, 896 new COVID-19 cases, and 3 new deaths were reported on Monday, February 28.
With 896 new COVID-19 cases reported, Utah’s case total has reached 922,852.
Of today’s new cases, 105 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 48 cases in children ages 5-10, 28 cases in children ages 11-13, and 29 cases in children ages 14-17.
A total of 4,945,449 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah.
This is an increase of 4,877 doses since Friday.
In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at a 6.3 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 2.5 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 a 4.8 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 boosted people.
Lab reports from the Utah Department of Health show 4,929,676 people have been tested. This is an increase of 9,532 since Friday.
UDOH reports a total of 9,229,690 total tests, an increase of 21,003 since Friday.
The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 438 per day.
The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 15.4%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 8.9%.
There are 326 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 33,213.
There are 3 new virus-related deaths reported. UDOH is reporting 4,411 total deaths.