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After another slow Sunday — when fewer than 3,600 tests were done — the Utah Department of Health reported 143 new cases of COVID-19 and one more death.
That state’s total death toll now stands at 2,302.
A total of 1.487 million Utahns have received at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine, and 1.219 million are fully vaccinated.
Vaccine doses administered in past day/total doses administered • 3,441 / 2,594,156
Utahns fully vaccinated • 1,219,843
Cases reported in past day • 143.
Deaths reported in past day • One — a Salt Lake County man between the ages of 45 and 63.
Tests reported in past day • 2,132 people were tested for the first time. A total of 3,568 people were tested.
Hospitalizations reported in the past day • 131. That’s two more than on Monday. Of those currently hospitalized, 51 are in intensive care, five more than on Sunday.
Percentage of positive tests • Under the state’s original method, the rate is 6.7%. That’s about the same as the seven-day average of 6.6%.
The state’s new method counts all test results, including repeated tests of the same individual. Monday’s rate was 4.0%, about the same as the seven-day average of 3.9%
Totals to date • 406,170 cases; 2,302 deaths; 16,822 hospitalizations; 2,691,819 people tested.