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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.

Wednesday COVID-19 Update: 901 New Cases Statewide, 10 Cases In Summit County, 18 In Wasatch

Utah saw more than a 30% drop in daily COVID-19 cases since last Wednesday.

The Utah Department of Health announced 901 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, which is about 400 fewer cases than the state saw at the same time last week.

There were 7,063 people tested for the first time, with 20,286 total tests administered. About 6% of “tests over tests” are coming back positive. 

Summit County reported 10 new cases. In comparison, last Wednesday, Summit saw 14.

Credit Summit County Health Department
Summit County COVID-19 Case Trends

Wasatch County reported 18 new cases. Last Wednesday, the county saw 16.  

Credit Wasatch County Health Department
Wasatch County COVID-19 Case Trends

Utah’s Department of Health reported 10 new deaths but noted that six of the deaths were from before Feb. 1. To date, 1,806 Utahns have died due to COVID-19, including eight from Summit County and 19 from Wasatch County.

The department also reported 55 new hospitalizations. There are 263 people in the hospital for COVID-19, in the state. Statewide, around 77% of referral center ICU beds are in use, which is up from Tuesday. 

A reported, 18,083 people were vaccinated for COVID-19 since Tuesday, bringing the total number to 551,063 doses administered.


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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