As Utah passes 500K cases of COVID-19, here’s an updated timeline of its spread here

Scroll through Utah’s experience with this interactive timeline.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) A hopeful sign in the window of a house in Salt Lake City, Wednesday April 1, 2020.

Eighteen months into the coronavirus pandemic, Utah has passed its 500,000th case and hospitals are full of COVID-19 patients amid a surge driven by the rise of the delta variant.

From the state’s first coronavirus death, in March 2020, Utah is now moving toward a death toll of 3,000.

But more than half of the state’s population is now vaccinated and in recent days, cases appear to have plateaued and perhaps begun to drop — as has been seen in other states.

Here’s an interactive timeline of Utah’s experience of the pandemic, from the beginning.