Over 1.3k new COVID cases and10 deaths reported in Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah – According to The Utah Department of Health, 1,392 new COVID-19 cases, and 10 new deaths were reported on Wednesday, February 16.
With 1,392 new COVID-19 cases reported, Utah’s case total has reached 916,191.
Of today’s new cases, 183 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 86 cases in children ages 5-10, 38 cases in children ages 11-13, and 59 cases in children ages 14-17.
A total of 4,907,339 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah.
This is an increase of 3,517 doses since yesterday.
In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at an 8.5 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 4.3 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 2.4 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.
Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at a 6.4 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 4.0 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 4,886,114 people have been tested. This is an increase of 5,269 since yesterday.
UDOH reports a total of 9,126,144 total tests, an increase of 13,014 since yesterday.
The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 1,296 per day.
The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 28.0%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 16.6%.
There are 498 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 32,709.
There are 10 new virus-related deaths reported. UDOH is reporting 4,336 total deaths.