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Two more Utahns have died from the coronavirus, state officials announced Saturday — raising the state’s death toll to 41.
The Utah Department of Health reported Saturday that it has confirmed a total 3,948 cases of COVID-19 statewide. That’s 166 more than were reported Friday.
Another 14 people were hospitalized with symptoms COVID-19, for a total of 329.
The state also recorded another 5,509 tests for the virus. That makes 90,206 who have been tested in the state.
Both deaths were females who were older than 60 and had underlying medical conditions, according to the health department. One was a resident of a long-term care facility, and the other was hospitalized prior to her death. One female was a resident of Salt Lake County, and the other lived in Washington County.
Salt Lake and Utah counties saw the biggest increase in cases from Friday to Saturday. Salt Lake County added 76 more cases, bringing its total to 2,051, while Utah County recorded 56 more cases, with a total of 725.