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Tuesday COVID-19 Update: Over 3,300 New Cases Statewide, Nearly A Third of All Tests Are Possitive

For the past week, nearly a third of all COVID-19 tests have come back positive in Utah.

The Utah Department of Health announced 3,318 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, which is close to 600 more cases than the state saw last Tuesday. 

Summit County saw 59 new cases, which is the second highest increase in a day. In comparison, last Tuesday Summit reported 33 new cases. 

Credit Summit County Health Department
Summit County COVID-19 Trends

Wasatch County reported 22 new cases. Last Tuesday, the county saw 29. 

Credit Wasatch County Health Department
Wasatch County COVID-19 Trends

Utah’s Department of Health reported seven new deaths Tuesday. To date, 1,312 Utahns have died of COVID-19, including five from Summit County and 15 from Wasatch County.

The state saw an increase of 9,854 new tests administered. The statewide 7-day rolling average for positive tests is over 32% which is up from Monday’s average.

Summit County’s seven-day average of positive laboratory tests is 22%, and nearly 25% of tests are coming back positive on average in Wasatch County. 

Utah’s Department of Health reported 116 new hospitalizations. There are 510people in the hospital for COVID-19, in the state. Statewide, over 85% of referral center ICU beds are in use. 

7,406 people were vaccinated for COVID-19 since Monday, bringing the total number to 55,981 first doses administered. The state has received more than 150,000 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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