Utah COVID-19 update: 2 more deaths, 320 new cases in past day

COVID-19. Image: CDC
  1. UTAH, March 15, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — The Utah Department of Health on Saturday reported two more documented deaths and 320 new cases of COVID-19 in the past day.

That brings positive cases to 402,325 and total deaths to 2,258.

The two who died, reportedly prior to April 14, were:

  • A Salt Lake County man between 65 and 84, not hospitalized
  • A Utah County woman between 25 and 44, a long-term care facility resident

Vaccines ad ministered now total 2,394,234, which is 21,318 more than Friday.

Vaccine administrations by all providers, sorted by patient residence


Lab tests have been given to 2,634,166 people, an increase of 4,915 since Friday. Total tests given number 4,806,129, an increase of 11,326 tests since yesterday.

The rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 316 per day. The rolling seven-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 6.5%. The rolling seven-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 3.6%.

There are 145 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 16,504.

The chart below breaks down COVID-19 numbers by area of the state.

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


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