Utah COVID-19 update: 3 more deaths, 554 new cases in past 24 hours

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UTAH, July 2, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — The Utah Department of Health on Thursday reported three more COVID-19 deaths and 554 new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours.

Those who died are:

  • A Salt Lake County man between age 25 and 44, not hospitalized at the time of death
  • A Salt Lake County man between the age of 65 and 84, not hospitalized at the time of death
  • A Cache County man between the ages of 65 and 84, hospitalized at the time of death

The cumulative number of COVID-19 deaths now stands at 176.

Positive cases now stand at 23,270, an increase of 554 from yesterday, a daily rate increase of 2.4%.

Lab tests performed number 346,386 total tests, an increase of 3,028 tests from Wednesday’s report. The rate of positive tests is 6.7% of total tested.

More numbers

Hospitalizations number 1,505 cases, an increase of 29 since Wednesday. There are 184 COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized.

Those categorized as recovered, defined as those still living three weeks after diagnosis, numberĀ 13,076.

Below, see the numbers broken down by area of the state.

Source: Utah Department of Health


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