320 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths, 21K vaccinations reported Saturday in Utah – KSL.com

SALT LAKE CITY– The Utah Department of Health reported 320 brand-new COVID-19 cases in Utah, 2 new deaths, and 21,318 brand-new vaccinations administered on Saturday.The rolling seven-day average for positive cases in the state is now at 316, below 322 on Friday.Calculated by the “individuals over individuals” technique of testing, the percent of coronavirus tests favorable in Utah is 6.5%. Calculated by the “test over test” approach, 3.6% of tests are positive. An overall of 2,634,166 individuals in Utah have actually been tested for COVID-19, and 4,806,129 tests have been conducted.Currently, 145 individuals are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Utah, bringing the state to 16,504 total hospitalizations because the pandemic began.The Utah Department of Health reported two additional deaths from the other day, noting that both deaths took place prior to Friday, May 14. One of the deaths was a male Salt Lake County local in between the ages of 65 and 85 who was not hospitalized at the time of death. The other was a female Utah County homeowner between the ages of 25 and 44 who was a long-term care center resident.A total of 402,325 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19 considering that the pandemic started, and an overall 1,387,322 Utahns have actually gotten vaccinations protecting them from COVID-19. An overall of 2,394,234 vaccines– including both second and first doses– have actually been administered. × Related StoriesMore stories you might be interested in