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Utah reported 1,156 new cases of COVID-19 over the past four days, and seven more deaths in the same period.
The Utah Department of Health is no longer providing daily updates of COVID numbers on weekends and holidays. On Tuesday, it released four days’ worth of numbers.
There were 481 cases on Friday, 349 cases on Saturday, 161 cases on Sunday, and 165 cases on Monday. UDOH did not break down how many people were tested for coronavirus each day, but the total number of tests was just over 3,670 per day.
The average number of COVID-19 vaccinations over the past day was fewer than that — an average of just over 3,469 per day.
Vaccine doses administered in past four days/total doses administered •13,878 / 2,884,956.
Utahns fully vaccinated • 1,417,340.
Cases reported in the past four days • 1,156.
Deaths reported in past four days • Seven.
Davis County reported two deaths — a man between the ages of 45 and 64 and a man 85-plus.
There were also two deaths in Utah County — a woman 45-64 and a woman 65-84.
The deaths also included a Salt Lake County man 65-84, a Summit County man 65-84, and a Washington County woman 85-plus.
Tests reported in past four days • 9,468 people were tested for the first time. A total of 14,683 people were tested.
Hospitalizations reported on Tuesday • 274. That’s 20 more than on Friday. Of those currently hospitalized, 92 are in intensive care units, 11 more than on Friday.
Percentage of positive tests • Under the state’s original method, the rate is 12.2% over the past four days. That’s higher than the seven-day average of 11.3%.
The state’s new method counts all test results, including repeated tests of the same individual. The rate was 7.9% over the past four days, slightly higher than the seven-day average of 7.7%.
Totals to date • 417,259 cases; 2,385 deaths; 17,636 hospitalizations; 2,812,829 people tested.