Utah COVID-19 Sunday update: 1 more death, 264 new cases

COVID-19 virus. Image: CDC

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 31, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — The Utah Department of Health on Sunday released new COVID-19 numbers revealing one more death and 264 new cases in the past 24 hours.

The death was a male Wasatch County resident, younger than age 65.

Utah COVID-19 deaths now total 113.

Since Thursday, Utah health officials have diagnosed 1,091 new cases.

Lab confirmed cases of the virus now stand at 9,797. This is an increase of 264 cases from yesterday, and a daily rate increase of 2.8% from yesterday.

Twelve more people have been hospitalized since Saturday, bringing that total to 98. The cumulative total of Utahns hospitalized for COVID-19 is 775.

The total number of people tested is 213,914. This is an increase of 3,809 tests from Saturday. Utah’s rate of positives is at 4.6% of total tested.

Patients considered “recovered,” defined as those who are alive three weeks after diagnosis, number 6,137.

Below are the numbers broken down by area:

Total Number of Lab-Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Utah


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