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Tuesday COVID-19 Update: Wasatch County Reports 59 Cases Setting New Record, Summit Reports 33 Cases

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Utah’s Health Department reported 3,178 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday. The 7-day rolling average of new cases is now more than 3,000 per day.

 

 

The 7-day rolling average of new cases is now 3,057 per day. This time last week the state’s 7-day average was 2,554. 

The Wasatch County Health Department reported 59 new cases, breaking the record they set last Thursday of 57 new daily infections. Last Tuesday for comparison the county saw 21. 

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Wasatch County COVID-19 Trends

Summit County saw 33 new cases, and last Tuesday Summit reported 18 new infections. 

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Summit County COVID-19 Trends

Summit County’s seven-day average of positive laboratory tests is currently at 11.2%, and 19.5% of tests are coming back positive in Wasatch County. The percent for positive test results in the state is 24.4%. Only a month ago, the state’s average of positive tests was 14%.

Utah’s Department of Health reported 129 new hospitalizations Tuesday. There are 512 people in the hospital for COVID-19, in the state. This time last week there were 435 people hospitalized. 

The state reported nine new deaths — there have been 732 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 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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