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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.

Saturday COVID-19 Update: 10 Statewide Deaths, 15 Cases in Summit County, Nine in Wasatch County

The Utah Department of Health reported 10 additional COVID-19 deaths on Saturday. 


According to the health department, six of the deaths reported on Saturday occurred before March 1st. All victims were over the age of 45 and none were from either Summit or Wasatch Counties.


The statewide death toll from the disease is now 2,101. To date, 11 people have died of COVID-19 in Summit County, 21 in Wasatch County.


460 new cases were reported statewide on Saturday, bringing the rolling seven-day average of positive tests in Utah to 419, which has been unchanged since Thursday.


The averages for the percent of positive laboratory tests remained steady as well, with the people-over-people average at 7.4% and the tests-over-tests average at 3.7%.


137 people are currently in the hospital with COVID-19 across the state, an increase of four from yesterday. COVID-19 referral center ICUs are now 69.8% full.


Over 27,000 vaccines were administered statewide in the last 24 hours. Just under 1.3 million doses have been administered so far.

Sean Higgins covers all things Park City and is the Saturday Weekend Edition host at KPCW. Sean spent the first five years of his journalism career covering World Cup skiing for Ski Racing Media here in Utah and served as Senior Editor until January 2020. As Senior Editor, he managed the day-to-day news section of skiracing.com, as well as produced and hosted Ski Racing’s weekly podcast. During his tenure with Ski Racing Media, he was also a field reporter for NBC Sports, covering events in Europe.
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