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Monday COVID-19 Update: 2,231 New Cases Statewide, 24 Cases in Summit County, 37 in Wasatch

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Utah’s Department of Health Reported just over 2,230 new COVID-19 cases Monday.

Summit County saw 24 new cases, and last Monday - for comparison - Summit reported 30 new cases.

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Credit Summit County Health Department
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Summit County COVID-19 Trends

And in Wasatch County, the health department reported 37 new cases, last Monday the county saw 45.

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Credit Wasatch County Health Department
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Wasatch County COVID-19 Trends

Summit County’s seven-day average of positive laboratory tests is currently 21%, and about 29% of tests are coming back positive on average in Wasatch County. The average percent for positive test results in the state is just above 27%, which is up from Sunday’s average.

Utah’s Department of Health reported 74 new hospitalizations Monday. There are 582 people in the hospital for COVID-19, in the state. More than 86% of all ICU beds are currently in use, which is down from Sunday.

The state reported 10 new deaths — there have been 949 COVID-19 related deaths since the start of the pandemic in Utah. Summit County has seen five COVID-19 deaths and Wasatch County has reported 13.

26 counties in the state — including Summit and Wasatch — are in the high risk level of Utah’s COVID-19 transmission index. There have been alterations to the original guidelines; now masks are mandated throughout the state, and limits on social gathers are suggested not required.

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