Utah reports 2 more COVID-19 deaths Wednesday; total now 34

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 22, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — The Utah Department of Health on Wednesday released new COVID-19 numbers, revealing two new deaths in the past 24 hours, and 149 new documented cases.

Utah’s COVID-19 deaths now stand at 34. Confirmed cases stand at 3,445, an increase of  4.3% in the past day.

Since Tuesday, the number of those hospitalized grew to 288, an increase of 11 cases in 24 hours.

The two deaths were of people older than 85, one a Salt Lake County resident and one from Utah County. One was hospitalized and the other was in a long-term care facility.

A total of 76,460 people have been tested.

The chart below shows Wednesday’s numbers in a breakdown by area.

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


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