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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: One More Utah Death, Eight Summit County Cases, Seven in Wasatch


The Utah Department of Health reported only one COVID-19 death in Utah on Saturday, while both Summit and Wasatch Counties saw single-digit case counts.


Saturday’s lone death was identified as a Utah County man between the ages of 65 and 84. To date, 2,132 Utahns have died of COVID-19, 11 in Summit County, 21 in Wasatch County.


447 new cases were reported across the state on Saturday, bringing the statewide rolling seven-day average for positive tests to 406.


Summit and Wasatch Counties both saw under 10 new cases on Saturday with Summit County reporting eight and Wasatch County seeing seven.


Statewide averages for the percent of positive laboratory tests remained virtually unchanged on Saturday with the people-over-people average at 6.8% and the tests-over-tests average at 3.4%. 5,456 people have been tested for the disease since Friday.


The Health Department reported six fewer hospitalizations on Saturday. There are currently 132 Utahns being treated for the disease and COVID-19 referral center ICU beds are currently 69.3% full.


Utah administered over 31,000 doses of the vaccine since Friday and has given nearly 1.5 million doses so far. According to the Summit County Health Department, 60% of people in the county have received at least one dose. Wasatch County says 6,312 people have been fully vaccinated.

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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