Utah COVID-19 update: 26 deaths, 2,146 cases documented in past day

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UTAH, Jan. 12, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — The Utah Department of Health on Tuesday reported 26 COVID-19 deaths and 2,146 more cases documented in the past 24 hours.

That brings total known COVID-19 cases to 309,629, and cumulative deaths to 560. The UDoH statement says of the 26 newly documented deaths, 15 occurred prior to Dec. 21, and were confirmed to be COVID-19-cased in the past 24 hours.

The 26 Utahns, 16 women and 10 men, were:

  • A Cache County man, older than 85, hospitalized at time of death
  • A Davis County woman between 65 and 84, a long-term care facility resident
  • A Davis County man between 65 and 84, a long-term care facility resident
  • A Davis County woman, older than 85, a long-term care facility resident
  • An Iron County man, older than 85, a long-term care facility resident
  • A Millard County woman between 45 and 64, a long-term care facility resident
  • A Salt Lake County woman, older than 85, a long-term care facility resident
  • A Salt Lake County woman between 65 and 84, not hospitalized
  • Two Salt Lake County women, older than 85, hospitalized at time of death
  • A Salt Lake County woman between 45 and 64, hospitalized
  • A Salt Lake County man between 65 and 84, a long-term care facility resident
  • Two Salt Lake County men between 65 and 84, hospitalized
  • A Salt Lake County man, older than 85, a long-term care facility resident
  • A Tooele County man between 65 and 84, a long-term care facility resident
  • Four Utah County women between 64 and 84, long-term care facility residents
  • A Utah County woman, older than 85, a long-term care facility resident
  • A Washington County man, older than 85, a long-term care facility resident
  • A Washington County woman, older than 85, not hospitalized
  • A Weber County woman between 65 and 84, a long-term care facility resident
  • A Weber County woman, older than 85, a long-term care facility resident
  • A Weber County man, older than 85, not hospitalized

Vaccines administered are reported to total 110,530, an increase of 6,983 since yesterday.

Tests administered in Utah total 1,843,113, an increase of 11,991 since yesterday.

The rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 2,946 per day. The rolling seven-day average for percent of positive laboratory tests is 29.3%.

There are 560 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 12,059.

The chart below shows the Utah numbers broken down by area of the state.

Source: Utah Department of Health

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