Monday COVID-19 Update: 207 New Cases Statewide, One In Both Summit and Wasatch Counties

May 10, 2021

New COVID-19 cases were down week over week throughout the state and in the Wasatch Back Monday.

The Utah Department of Health announced 207 new COVID-19 cases Monday, which is around 20 fewer cases than the state saw at the same time last week. The 7-day rolling average for new cases is 333 cases per day, down from last week’s average of 369.

In the Wasatch Back, Summit County reported one new case. In comparison last Monday, Summit saw two. Wasatch County also reported one new case. Last Monday, the county saw three. 

There were 2,416 people tested for the first time statewide, with 3,942 total tests administered. On average 3.5% of “tests over tests” are coming back positive, while the average percent positivity for “people over people” is 6.5%. 

Utah’s Department of Health reported one new death. To date, 2,224 Utahns have died due to COVID-19, including 12 from Summit County and 21 from Wasatch County.

The department also reported 20 new hospitalizations. There are 142 people in the hospital for COVID-19, in the state. Around 68% of all referral center ICU beds are in use.

There were 8,832 people vaccinated for COVID-19 since Sunday. Utah has now administered 2,315,869 doses. 

Summit County has administered 47,517 total vaccines and Wasatch has given out 23,890 doses.