1081 more COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths reported in Utah Tuesday –

SALT LAKE CITY– Utahs variety of COVID-19 cases has actually increased by 1,081 on Tuesday, with 5 more deaths reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.
The rolling seven-day average number of favorable cases each day is now at 1,251, according to the health department. The favorable test rate each day for that time duration is now 14.8%.
The new numbers indicate a 1.1% boost in favorable cases since Monday. Of the 986,424 people evaluated for COVID-19 in Utah so far, 9.9% have checked favorable for the illness. The state reported an increase of 5,765 tests carried out as of Tuesday.
There are presently 291 COVID-19 clients hospitalized in Utah, consisting of 104 in intensive care unit beds throughout the state. About 69% of ICUs are occupied statewide since Tuesday, while about 46% of non-ICU beds are filled, state information programs.
The 5 deaths reported Tuesday consist of:

Tuesdays overalls offer Utah 96,643 overall verified cases, with 4,753 overall hospitalizations and 551 overall deaths from the disease. A total of 71,693 Utah COVID-19 cases are now considered recuperated.
Under the states brand-new transmission index system, state health authorities are set to review each Utah countys transmission level Wednesday, and any modifications will be published on the states coronavirus control panel on Thursday, according to the health department.
Per the brand-new standards, counties cant move down to a lower transmission level up until theyve invested at least 2 weeks at their present level. That suggests that Cache, Garfield, Juab, Salt Lake, Utah and Wasatch counties will remain at the “high” transmission level for a minimum of another week since they were rated at that level last week when the state announced the new system.
Other counties might move up to a higher transmission level today, however none will move to a lower, less-restrictive level.
There is not a COVID-19 press conference arranged for Tuesday. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is set up to take part in his month-to-month PBS Utah news conference on Thursday at 10:30 a.m., where he will likely be talking about coronavirus-related topics.

A San Juan County man who was in between the ages of 65 and 84 and was not hospitalized when he died
A Utah County female who was over the age of 85 and was a citizen of a long-lasting care facility
A Salt Lake County man who was over the age of 85 and was not hospitalized when he passed away
A Salt Lake County woman who was over the age of 85 and was hospitalized when she died
When he died, a Cache County guy who was between the ages of 45 and 64 and was hospitalized

Info is from the Utah Department of Health and case-counts. To find out more on how the Utah Department of Health compiles and reports COVID-19 data, visit case-counts and scroll down to the “Data Notes” section at the bottom of the page.

More information about Utahs health guidance levels is offered at utah-health-guidance-levels.

The health department reports both verified and likely COVID-19 case deaths per the case meaning detailed by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists. The death counts go through alter as case examinations are finished.

Recovered cases are specified as anyone who was diagnosed with COVID-19 3 or more weeks back and has actually not passed away.

Information consisted of in this story mostly shows the state of Utah as a whole. For more localized information, visit your local health districts website.

Deaths reported by the state usually happened two to 7 days prior to when they are reported, according to the health department. Some deaths might be from even more back, particularly if the individual is from Utah however has actually passed away in another state.

Test results now consist of data from PCR tests and antigen tests. Favorable COVID-19 test results are reported to the health department right away after they are verified, however unfavorable test outcomes may not be reported for 24 to 72 hours.

The overall variety of cases reported by the Utah Department of Health every day includes all cases of COVID-19 since Utahs break out began, including those who are presently contaminated, those who have recovered from the illness, and those who have actually passed away.


Jacob Klopfenstein

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