Connect with us

Covid-19

Nine new COVID-19 deaths and over 1,800 new cases reported in Utah

Published

on

Salt Lake City, Utah – The Utah Department of Health is reporting 1,859 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, October 28, and nine new deaths. Of today’s new deaths, two occurred before October 1.

With 1,859 new COVID-19 cases reported, Utah’s case total has reached 548,072.

Of today’s new cases, 370 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 179 cases in children ages 5-10, 93 cases in children ages 11-13, and 98 cases in children ages 14-17.

A total of 3,718,416 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah.

This is an increase of 13,025 doses since yesterday.

In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 18.7 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 10.9 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 5.2 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at 9.1 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 7.4 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 3.7 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Lab reports from the Utah Department of Health show 3,688,462 people have been tested. This is an increase of 9,964.

UDOH reports a total of 6,663,513 total tests, an increase of 19,479 since yesterday.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 1,547 per day.

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 17%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 11%.

There are 536 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 23,941.

There are 22 new virus-related deaths reported. UDOH is reporting 3,190 total deaths.

Advertisement

Trending