6,142 more cases of COVID-19, 15 deaths reported Thursday and Friday in Utah

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SALT LAKE CITY – The number of COVID-19 cases in Utah has increased by 6,142 with 15 additional deaths reported Thursday and Friday, according to the Utah Department of Health.The seven-day rolling average number of positive cases per day is now 2,764 according to the health department. The positive test rate per day during this period is now 21.3%.

Friday’s totals give Utah 190,044 total confirmed cases, with 7,948 total hospitalizations and 849 total deaths from the disease.

Of the 569 confirmed COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized in Utah, 205 are in intensive care units. About 88% of all intensive care beds in Utah are occupied Friday, including about 91% in referral hospitals in the state, which are the 16 healthcare facilities in Utah capable of providing the best COVID-19 care, state data shows.

Utah’s case tally was not updated on Thursday. On Friday, the department reported that 3,829 of the new cases were as of Thursday, with 2,313 cases as of Friday.

These Thursday and Friday deaths were:

  • Box Elder County man aged 65 to 84 who was hospitalized at the time of his death
  • Cache County man over 85 living in long-term care facility
  • A 65-84-year-old Carbon County man who was hospitalized at the time of his death
  • Davis County man aged 65 to 84 who was hospitalized at the time of his death
  • Davis County man aged 25 to 44 who was hospitalized at the time of his death
  • Salt Lake County man aged 65 to 84 residing in long-term care facility
  • Salt Lake County man aged 65 to 84 residing in long-term care facility
  • Salt Lake County woman aged 65 to 84 who was hospitalized at the time of her death
  • Salt Lake County man aged 45 to 64 who was hospitalized at the time of his death
  • A man from Sevier County aged 65 to 84. It is not known if he was hospitalized at the time of his death.
  • Summit County man aged 65 to 84 who was hospitalized at the time of his death
  • 65-84-year-old Utah County man who was hospitalized at the time of his death
  • Washington County woman aged 65 to 84 who was hospitalized at the time of her death
  • Weber County man aged 65 to 84 who was hospitalized at the time of his death
  • Weber County man aged 45 to 64 who was not hospitalized at the time of his death

There is no press conference on COVID-19 scheduled for Friday.

Methodology:

Test results now include data from PCR tests and antigen tests. Positive COVID-19 test results are reported to the health department immediately after confirmation, but negative test results may not be reported for 24 to 72 hours.

The total number of cases reported each day by the Utah Department of Health includes all COVID-19 cases since the start of the Utah epidemic, including those currently infected, those who have passed away. recovered from illness and those who died.

Cured cases are defined as anyone who was diagnosed with COVID-19 three weeks or more ago and has not died.

The deaths reported by the state have typically occurred two to seven days before they are reported, according to the health department. Some deaths can be even more distant, especially if the person is from Utah but died in another state.

The health department is reporting deaths from confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 according to the case definition set by the State Council and territorial epidemiologists. The number of deaths is subject to change as case investigations are completed.

For deaths reported as COVID-19 deaths, the person would not have died if they did not have COVID-19, according to the health department.

The data included in this story primarily reflects the state of Utah as a whole. For more localized data, visit your local health district website.

More information on Utah’s health counseling levels is available at coronavirus.utah.gov/utah-health-guidance-levels.

The information comes from the Utah Department of Health and coronavirus.utah.gov/case-counts. For more information on how the Utah Department of Health compiles and reports COVID-19 data, visit coronavirus.utah.gov/case-counts and scroll to the “Data Notes” section. ” at the bottom of the page.

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