UTAH, Oct. 11, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — The Utah Department of Heath on Sunday reported seven more COVID-19 deaths and 1,200 new lab confirmed cases in the past 24 hours.
The Utahns who died were:
- A Cache County man, between 65 and 84, a resident of a long-term care facility
- A Davis County man, older than 85, a resident of a long-term care facility
- Three Salt Lake County men, between 65 and 84, hospitalized at time of death
- A Tooele County man, between 65 and 84, hospitalized at time of death
- A Washington County man, between 45 and 64, hospitalized at time of death
Total known COVID-19 deaths in Utah now number 517.
With the addition of the 1,200 new lab-confirmed cases, Utah’s known coronavirus cases now stand at 85,844.
Total tests performed number 918,571. Of those, 5,677 people tested in the past 24 hours.
The rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 1,161 per day. The rolling seven-day average for percent of positive laboratory tests is 13.9%.
Currently, 254 people are hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak number 4,306.
Patients considered recovered, defined as still living three weeks after diagnosis, number 63,307. It is common for COVID-19 patients to die more than three week after diagnosis.
The chart below shows areas of the state broken down by the numbers.