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360 new cases of COVID-19 reported, no new deaths

More than a million Utahns are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Nursing graduate April Taylor pulls two vials from the refrigerator at the Woods Cross High School pop-up clinic by Nomi Health, April 27, 2021. County and regional health districts are setting up vaccination clinics in high schools, to get the COVID-19 vaccine to 16- and 17-year-olds.

No new coronavirus-related deaths were reported on Saturday, as more than 23,000 people received a vaccine dose against COVID-19.

Utah reached a milestone on Friday when the Department of Health reported that more than a million residents have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. That number remained the same on Saturday, but tens of thousands of people did get a dose Friday.

Residents are considered fully vaccinated if they’ve received both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines, or the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Vaccine doses administered in past day/total doses administered • 23,022 / 2,284,307.

Utahns fully vaccinated • 1,014,231.

Cases reported in past day • 360.

Deaths reported in past day • Zero.

Tests reported in past day • 5,666 people were tested for the first time. A total of 13,011 people were tested.

Hospitalizations reported in past day • 139. That’s up two from Friday. Of those currently hospitalized, 58 are in intensive care units, three more than Friday.

Percentage of positive tests • Under the state’s original method, the rate is 6.3%. That’s slightly lower than the seven-day average of 6.6%.

The state’s new method counts all test results, including repeated tests of the same individual. Saturday’s rate was 2.7%, lower than the seven-day average of 3.4%.

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

Totals to date • 400,120 cases; 2,223 deaths; 16,340 hospitalizations; 2,599,993 people tested.

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