Sunday COVID-19 Update: 2,276 Cases Statewide, Summit Reports 55 New Cases, Wasatch Sees 38
COVID-19 numbers are still high throughout the state following the holiday last week.
The Utah Department of Health announced 2,276 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, which is over 450 more cases than the state saw last Sunday.
Summit County’s case numbers have been spiking. In the past week the county saw two of it’s high single day case counts. On Sunday, the health department reported 55 new cases. In comparison, last Sunday they reported 11 new cases.
Wasatch County reported 38 new cases. Last Sunday, the county saw 11.
Utah’s Department of Health reported two new deaths. To date, 1,392 Utahns have died due to COVID-19, including six from Summit County and 16 from Wasatch County.
The state saw an increase of 10,056 new tests administered. The statewide 7-day rolling average for positive tests over 31% which is down from Saturday’s average.
Summit County’s seven-day average of positive laboratory tests is nearing 26%, and over 32% of tests are coming back positive on average in Wasatch County.
Utah’s Department of Health reported 88 new hospitalizations. There are 541people in the hospital for COVID-19, in the state. Statewide, over 90% of referral center ICU beds are in use.
3,197 people were vaccinated for COVID-19 since Saturday, bringing the total number to 102,809 first doses administered.