SALT LAKE CITY– In its everyday upgrade on Utah coronavirus data, the state health department is reporting another 1,097 test-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 3 deaths from the disease Sunday.
The update brings Utah to 94,394 confirmed cases and 543 deaths since the pandemic started.
In an email, the department said the 3 brand-new deaths were of:
Data included in this story mainly shows the state of Utah as a whole. For more localized information, visit your regional health districts website.
The total variety of cases reported by the Utah Department of Health each day consists of all cases of COVID-19 considering that Utahs break out began, including those who are currently infected, those who have recuperated from the disease, and those who have passed away.
A Salt Lake County male between ages 65 and 84 who was a long-lasting care center citizen
A Salt Lake County lady between ages 65 and 84 who was hospitalized at the time of death
A Davis County lady in between ages 45 and 64 who was likewise hospitalized
The health department reports both verified and likely COVID-19 case deaths per the case meaning laid out by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists. The death counts undergo alter as case examinations are finished.
Deaths reported by the state typically occurred 2 to seven days prior to when they are reported, according to the health department. Some deaths might be from even further back, particularly if the person is from Utah but has passed away in another state.
More info about Utahs health guidance levels is readily available at coronavirus.utah.gov/ utah-health-guidance-levels.
Details is from the Utah Department of Health and coronavirus.utah.gov/ case-counts. For more information on how the Utah Department of Health assembles and reports COVID-19 information, see coronavirus.utah.gov/ case-counts and scroll down to the “Data Notes” section at the bottom of the page.
The health department is reporting that 291 Utahns are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19, including 102 in extensive care. That total hospitalization number is down seven from the record high set Saturday, but the number in the ICU increased by 4. The state is currently using about 72% of its ICU beds.
Over the past week, the state is averaging 1,206 new cases daily and a positive test percentage of 14.2.
The department is reporting 7,487 brand-new Utahns were tested over Saturdays figures. About 70,166 Utahns are now approximated to have recuperated from COVID-19, indicating 23,685 cases are considered active at this time.
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and state health authorities will update the general public on the states coronavirus circumstance throughout their regular press conference this week, which usually takes place on Wednesdays or Thursdays. In response to increasing case numbers, Herbert recently revealed an overhaul of the states health guidance that left most of Utahs population under a mask required through a minimum of Oct. 29; the only counties that are not currently under a required are Beaver, Daggett, Duchesne, Emery, Kane, Piute, Rich and Wayne, which are designated as having “low” levels of infection transmission under the states new standards.
Test results now consist of data from PCR tests and antigen tests. Positive COVID-19 test outcomes are reported to the health department immediately after they are verified, however unfavorable test results might not be reported for 24 to 72 hours.
Recovered cases are specified as anybody who was detected with COVID-19 3 or more weeks back and has not died.
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