Over 600k total positive cases in Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah – According to the Utah Department of Health, 920 new COVID-19 cases and 12 new deaths are reported on Tuesday, December 14, since Friday.
With 920 new COVID-19 cases reported, Utah’s case total has reached 614,270.
Of today’s new cases, 148 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 64 cases in children ages 5-10, 43 cases in children ages 11-13, and 41 cases in children ages 14-17.
UHOH: “We are working through a data reporting issue and are unable to report vaccine data today or to update the public data dashboard with new vaccine data.“
As of Monday, a total of 4,328,094 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah.
In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 14.6 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 9.3 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 3.6 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, 5.6 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 2.5 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.
Lab reports from the Utah Department of Health show 4,093,470 people have been tested. This is an increase of 7,847.
UDOH reports a total of 7,499,617 total tests, an increase of 15,916 since yesterday.
The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 1,107 per day.
The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 14.0%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 9.4%.
There are 498 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 26,752.
There are 12 new virus-related deaths reported. UDOH is reporting 3,673 total deaths. Five of these deaths occurred before Nov. 14, 2021.