Wednesday COVID-19 Update: 812 New Cases Statewide, 14 Cases In Summit County, 8 In Wasatch

Feb 24, 2021

Of the nearly 650,000 COVID-19 doses administered throughout Utah, more than 9,500 were administered in Summit County and over 7,000 were in Wasatch County.

The Utah Department of Health announced 812 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, which is about 100 fewer cases than the state saw at the same time last week. 

There were 7,631 people tested for the first time, with 19,389 total tests administered. The 7-day rolling average for “tests over tests” positivity is about 6%. 

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

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

Wasatch County reported 8 new cases. Last Wednesday, the county saw 18. 

Wasatch County COVID-19 Trends
Credit Wasatch County Health Department

Utah’s Department of Health reported 14 new deaths. To date, 1,879 Utahns have died due to COVID-19, including eight from Summit County and 20 from Wasatch County.

The department also reported 34 new hospitalizations. There are 222 people in the hospital for COVID-19, in the state. Around 77% of all referral center ICU beds are in use, which is the lowest usage since late October.