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Fewer than 600 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Utah on Monday

The state’s death toll rises to 1,668 as three more Utahns die.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Kirsten Weber gives a COVID-19 vaccination to a Utah County resident in a former Shopko store in Spanish Fork, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021.

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The Utah Department of Health reported fewer than 600 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, although fewer than 4,000 people were tested on Sunday and the positivity rate remained above 16%.

And three more Utahns died of the coronavirus.

Vaccinations reported in past day/total vaccinations • 1,093 / 311,785.

People immunized with two doses • 63,711.

Cases reported in past day • 584.

Deaths reported in past day • 3.

The deaths reported Monday are a Box Elder County man between the ages of 45 and 64; a Salt Lake County man 65 to 84; and a Utah County man 65 to 84.

Hospitalizations reported in past day • 402. That’s down 11 from Sunday. Of those currently hospitalized, 129 are in intensive care units — two fewer than on Sunday.

Tests reported in past day • 3,516.

Percentage of positive tests • 16.6%. That’s about the same as the seven-day average of 16.7%.

Totals to date • 347,208 cases; 1,668 deaths; 13,515 hospitalizations; 2,028,163 tests.



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