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Nearly 1,800 new COVID-19 cases reported in Utah, over 400 children

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Salt Lake City, Utah – The Utah Department of Health is reporting 1,764 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, November 19, and 17 new deaths.

With 1,764 new COVID-19 cases reported, Utah’s case total has reached 582,929.

Of today’s new cases, 428 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 244 cases in children ages 5-10, 86 cases in children ages 11-13, and 98 cases in children ages 14-17.

A total of 4,008,411 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah.

This is an increase of 16,465 doses since yesterday.

In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 16.3 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 9.7 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 4.3 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at a 7.9 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 6.6 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 3.2 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Lab reports from the Utah Department of Health show 3,884,530 people have been tested. This is an increase of 12,080.

UDOH reports a total of 7,052,454 total tests, an increase of 9,034 since yesterday.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 1,632 per day.

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 16.6%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 10.7%.

There are 533 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 25,366.

There are 17 new virus-related deaths reported. UDOH is reporting 3,428 total deaths.

 

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