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Summit County Reports Record Number of COVID-19 Infections on Saturday

KPCW's Consolidated coverage of Coronavirus - COVID-19 for Summit County and Wasatch County Utah with rendering of virus from the CDC
Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS

Summit County reported a record number of new COVID-19 cases on Saturday. 


Summit County announced 35 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, the highest single-day count since the start of the pandemic and the first time the county reported more than 30 cases in a day. Summit County reported 30 cases on Friday.


Wasatch County reported 17 new cases on Saturday, one day after a record-setting 28 cases on Friday. 


Statewide, the Utah Department of Health reported 1,724 additional cases on Saturday. The state had a record-setting day on Friday, recording 2,292 new infections.


The Health Department also reported three additional deaths, including one male between the ages of 25 and 44.


The state’s seven-day rolling average of cases is now 1,638 and the average of positive laboratory tests is 18.4%.

Sean Higgins covers all things Park City and is the Saturday Weekend Edition host at KPCW. Sean spent the first five years of his journalism career covering World Cup skiing for Ski Racing Media here in Utah and served as Senior Editor until January 2020. As Senior Editor, he managed the day-to-day news section of skiracing.com, as well as produced and hosted Ski Racing’s weekly podcast. During his tenure with Ski Racing Media, he was also a field reporter for NBC Sports, covering events in Europe.
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