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Hospitalizations down again, and no new COVID-19 deaths reported in Utah

The total number of people fully vaccinated against the coronavirus is approaching 800,000.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah artist Heather Olsen, left, talks with Intermountain Healthcare nurse Maria Black as they talk about the nurses, doctors, respiratory therapists, clinical and non-clinical workers that inspired Olsen’s new painting paying tribute to frontline health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, Monday, April 5, 2021 in Murray.

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Utah saw no new deaths related to COVID-19 reported Sunday by the Utah Department of Health, though there were more than 17,000 new vaccinations administered, and about 8,000 more people fully vaccinated. Hospitalizations are down slightly, though the number of people in intensive care units as a result of COVID-19 went slightly up.

Vaccinations reported in past day/total vaccinations • 17,268 / 1,897,531.

Utahns fully vaccinated • 791,340.

Cases reported in past day • 248.

Deaths reported in past day • Zero.

Tests reported in past day • A total of 4,112 people were tested.

Hospitalizations reported in past day • 133. That’s down seven from Saturday. Of those currently hospitalized, 55 are in ICUs — two more than Saturday.

Percentage of positive tests • The state’s new method counts all test results, including repeated tests of the same individual. Sunday’s rate was 3.3%, lower than the seven-day average of 3.6%.

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

Totals to date • 392,757 cases; 2,164 deaths; 15,910 hospitalizations; 4,475,591 tests.

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