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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.

Sunday COVID-19 Update: 7-Day Average At 396 Statewide, No New Deaths Reported

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Utah’s 7-day rolling average of daily COVID-19 cases has been around 400 per day for the last week.

The Utah Department of Health reported the 7-day average was 396 per day Sunday. They announced 344 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, which is the same number of cases the state saw at the same time last week.

In the Wasatch Back, Summit County’s case count was slightly up week over week, the county reported six new cases Sunday. Last week, Summit saw five. 

Wasatch County reported four new cases, which is one fewer case than the county saw last week. 

There were 4,379 people tested for the first time statewide, with 8,131 total tests administered. 

On average more than 3% of “tests over tests” are coming back positive, while the average percent positivity for “people over people” is over 7%.  

Utah’s Department of Health reported no new deaths. To date, 2,159 Utahns have died due to COVID-19, including 11 from Summit County and 21 from Wasatch County.

The department also reported 11 new hospitalizations. There are 43 people in the hospital for COVID-19, in the state. The department noted hospitalizations are likely artificially low due to a reporting issue with one of their healthcare systems. 

 

There were 19,328 people vaccinated for COVID-19 since Saturday, bringing the number to 1,703,065 total doses administered. 

Summit County has administered 35,904 total vaccines and Wasatch has given out 18,390 doses. Both counties are registering to vaccinate residents 16 years or older.

 

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