Utah COVID-19 update: 4 more deaths, 362 new cases in past 24 hours

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UTAH, Aug. 11, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — The Utah Department of Health has confirmed four more COVID-19 deaths and 362 new cases in the past 24 hours.

The Utahns who died, all Salt Lake County residents, were:

  • A man between ages 45 and 64, hospitalized at the time of death
  • A woman between ages 65 and 84, a resident of a long-term care facility
  • A man between ages 65 and 84, a resident of a long-term care facility
  • A woman, older than 85, a resident of a long-term care facility

The cumulative death toll is now 349.

The addition of 362 new lab-confirmed cases brings Utah’s positive tests to 44,752.

Tests performed now number 578,549, an increase of 3,989 since yesterday.

The rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 399 per day. The rolling seven-day average for percent of positive laboratory tests is 8.9%.

There are 189 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 2,677.

Those classified as recovered, defined as still alive three weeks after diagnosis, number 34,764. There is no data for Utah COVID-19 deaths that occurred more than three weeks after diagnosis.

Source: Utah Department of Health

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