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0000017b-652b-d50a-a3ff-f7efb02e0000KPCW's COVID-19 news coverage for Summit County and Wasatch County, Utah. 0000017b-652b-d50a-a3ff-f7efb02f0000You can also visit the Utah Department of Health, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization websites for additional information.

Monday COVID-19 Update: Utah Sees Less Than 2,000 New Cases For The First Time In Nearly Two Weeks

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Utah’s Health Department reported 1,971 new COVID-19 cases Monday. This is the first time the state has reported less than 2,000 new daily cases in nearly two weeks.

 

The 7-day rolling average of new cases is now 2,949 per day. This time last week the state’s 7-day average was 2,437. 

Summit County saw 19 new cases, and last Monday - for comparison - Summit reported 24 new infections. 

 

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Credit Summit County Health Department
Summit County COVID-19 Trends

And in Wasatch County, the health department reported 24 new cases, last Monday the county saw 22. 

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Credit Wasatch County Health Department
Wasatch County COVID-19 Trends

Summit County’s seven-day average of positive laboratory tests is currently at 15.4%, and 19.5% of tests are coming back positive in Wasatch County. The percent for positive test results in the state is 24.6%. Only a month ago, the state’s average of positive tests was 13.9%.

Utah’s Department of Health reported 90 new hospitalizations Monday. Now, there are 503 people in the hospital for COVID-19, in the state. This time last week there were 444 people hospitalized. 

The state reported fivenew deaths — there have been 723 COVID-19 related deaths since the start of the pandemic. Since the start of the pandemic, Summit County has seen two COVID-19 related deaths and Wasatch County has reported 10. 

Under new health orders from Governor Gary Herbert, masks are required indefinitely and all social gatherings between different households are off limits until Nov. 23. 

 

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