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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: Over 2,100 New Cases Statewide, Summit Sees 45 Cases, Wasatch Sees 35

Following a holiday weekend, Utah generally sees a lull in COVID-19 cases, but statewide and locally numbers are staying high.  

The Utah Department of Health announced 2,160 new COVID-19 cases Monday, which is over 400 more cases than the state saw last Monday after a holiday. 

Summit County saw 45 new cases, and in comparison, last Monday Summit reported 30 new cases. 

Credit Summit County Health Department
Summit County COVID-19 Trends

Wasatch County reported 35 new cases. Last Monday, the county saw 31. 

Credit Wasatch County Health Department
Wasatch County COVID-19 Trends

Utah’s Department of Health reported four new deaths Monday. To date, 1,305 Utahns have died of COVID-19, including five from Summit County and 15 from Wasatch County.

The state saw an increase of 6,619 new tests administered. The statewide 7-day rolling average for positive tests is nearing 31% which is up from Sunday’s average.

Summit County’s seven-day average of positive laboratory tests is over 21%, and nearly 25% of tests are coming back positive on average in Wasatch County. 

Utah’s Department of Health reported 81 new hospitalizations. There are 484people in the hospital for COVID-19, in the state. Statewide, over 86% of referral center ICU beds are in use. 

1,193 people were vaccinated for COVID-19 since Sunday, bringing the total number to 48,575 first doses administered. The state has received more than 140,000 doses of vaccines.


Jessica joins KPCW as a general assignment reporter and Sunday Weekend Edition host. A Florida native, she graduated from the University of Florida with degrees in English — concentrating in film studies — and journalism. Before moving to Utah, she spent time in Atlanta, GA.
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