SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Department of Health announced 279 new cases of COVID-19 in Utah on Sunday, with one death and 8,364 vaccinations.
The moving seven-day average for new cases is now 371, according to the health department. The positive test rate per day, calculated using the “people over people” method, is now 6.7%. The positive test rate per day, calculated using the “test over test” method, is now 3.6%.
Currently, 137 patients with COVID-19 are hospitalized in Utah.
A total of 2,174,205 doses of vaccine were given in the state, compared with 2,165,841 doses on Saturday. Recent estimates from the State Department of Health show that approximately 29% of all Utah states are fully vaccinated and 40% have received at least one dose of vaccine. Approximately 40% of Utah aged 1
The total data for Sunday gives Utah a total of 398,012 cases of COVID-19, with a total of 16,220 hospitalizations and 2,204 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.
The new death, announced Sunday, is a man between the ages of 45 and 65 who was hospitalized at the time of his death.
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