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Nearly 700,000 Utahns have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19

The state reports two more coronavirus deaths.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Individuals experiencing homelessness were able to get assistance from the homeless court, as well as COVID-19 vaccinations and other services, on Rio Grande Street, as part of a Salt Lake City Community Commitment Program Resource Fair on Rio Grande Street, on Tuesday, March 30, 2021.

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Almost 700,000 Utahns have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus — more than 20% of the state’s total population.

The Utah Department of Health reported Tuesday that another 30,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the past day, and two more had Utahns died of the coronavirus.

Vaccine doses administered in past day/total doses administered • 30,001 / 1,738,003.

Utahns fully vaccinated • 699,517.

Cases reported in past day • 358.

Deaths reported in past day • Two: a woman between the ages of 65 and 84 in Carbon County, and a woman 45-64 in Salt Lake County.

Tests reported in past day • 5,683 people were tested for the first time. A total of 15,222 people were tested.

Hospitalizations reported in past day • 124. That’s up two from Monday. Of those currently hospitalized, 59 are in intensive care units — two fewer than on Monday.

Percentage of positive tests • Under the state’s original method, the rate is 6.3%. That’s lower than the seven-day average of 7.7%.

The state’s new method counts all test results, including repeated tests of the same individual. Tuesday’s rate was 2.4%, lower than the seven-day average of 3.8%.

[Read more: Utah is changing how it measures the rate of positive COVID-19 tests. Here’s what that means.]

Totals to date • 390,647 cases; 2,161 deaths; 15,804 hospitalizations; 2,455,549 people tested.



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