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(Gabriella Angotti-Jones | The New York Times) Madeleine Fugate, 14, who has created a COVID-19 Memorial Quilt — inspired by the AIDS Memorial Quilt of the 1980s — of fabric squares donated by people who lost loved ones to the virus, at her home in Los Angeles, Calif., July 17, 2021. New grass-roots groups are learning how to lobby for things like mental health and disability benefits, research on "long haulers," an investigation of the coronavirus pandemic and a day to honor its dead.

Scarred by COVID-19, survivors and victims’ families aim to become a lobbying force

By Sheryl Gay Stolberg | The New York Times | July 23, 2021, 4:22 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Teams of volunteers divide the Moderna vaccine on Thursday, March 18, 2021, as the Utah Film Studios loans its space to the Summit County Health Department as a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination station.

Dr. Angela Dunn urges parents to put face masks on their kids indoors

By Scott D. Pierce | Sean P. Means | July 22, 2021, 8:33 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Miles Jones, then a sixth grader at Unitah Elementary School, laughs during the  first day of classes online for the 2020-21 school year in the Salt Lake City School District, on Sept. 14, 2020.

Salt Lake City School District offers new online option for K-6 students

By Kaitlyn Bancroft | July 21, 2021, 11:11 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall, shown June 24, 2021, joined with the City Council in declaring racism a public health crisis.

Salt Lake City Council and Mayor Erin Mendenhall declare racism a public health crisis

By Jordan Miller | July 21, 2021, 10:14 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Norakate Bowman, 13, looks away as she receives her second dose of the Pfizer vaccine as the Davis County Health Department holds a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the South Davis Senior Activity Center on Wednesday, July21, 2021.

Utah doctors warn of another summer surge of COVID-19 — as daily case count is the highest in 5 months

By Sean P. Means | Scott D. Pierce | July 21, 2021, 10:40 p.m.

(Stefani Reynolds | The New York Times) Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, questions Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, during a hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee in Washington on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.

Utah’s Mitt Romney wants COVID booster shots available ASAP

By Matt Canham | July 20, 2021, 10:50 p.m.

(photo courtesy Intermountain Healthcare) Hospital staff at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray care for patients with COVID-19 on June 9, 2020.

ICUs are crowded with COVID patients, and that’s starting to delay some surgeries

By Scott D. Pierce | July 20, 2021, 7:19 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Despite the pandemic's economic havoc, personal and business bankruptcy filings in Utah fell in 2020 compared to 2019. The Frank E. Moss U.S. Courthouse at 350 S. Main in Salt Lake City houses the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

A pandemic surprise: Utah bankruptcies actually fell during COVID-19. Here’s why.

By Tony Semerad | July 20, 2021, 12:05 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | Tribune file photo) Nurse Ashley Hafer fills syringes with the Moderna vaccine for people lined up on Thursday, March 18, 2021, as the Utah Film Studios loans its space to the Summit County Health Department as a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination station.

Have you recently changed your mind about getting the COVID vaccine? Tell The Tribune what made you reconsider.

By Bethany Rodgers | July 19, 2021, 8:27 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Empty vials of the Pfizer COVID19 vaccine 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.

Another 1,500 Utahns contract COVID-19, and three more die

By Scott D. Pierce | July 19, 2021, 9:39 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Allison Price, 15, receives the Pfizer vaccine as 12- to 15-year-olds were vaccinated against COVID-19 at the Mountain America Expo Center in Sandy on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Utah pediatricians are urging Utah parents to vaccinate eligible children before they return to school.

Utah pediatricians: Younger kids, unvaccinated teens still need masks when school begins this fall

By Erin Alberty | July 16, 2021, 9:39 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Empty vials of the Pfizer COVID19 vaccine 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.

Utah exceeds 600 new COVID-19 cases for the fourth day in a row

By Scott D. Pierce | July 16, 2021, 7:42 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | Tribune file photo) Utah Gov. Spencer Cox during his State of the State address at the Utah Capitol in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021.  A new lawsuit against the Utah Department of Health alleges Cox is illegally delaying access to public documents related to COVID-19 by requiring they be reviewed by his lawyers before release.

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox is holding up COVID records release, lawsuit alleges

By Tony Semerad | July 16, 2021, 8:18 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Melannie Hall administers a coronavirus vaccination to Kate Okabe at the Spence and Cleone Eccles Football Center at the University of Utah, Tuesday, June 29, 2021. Those who have been vaccinated can still be infected with COVID-19, though such "breakthrough cases" are significantly less frequent than cases in unvaccinated people.

Andy Larsen: Breakthrough cases of coronavirus are up in Utah — here’s what to know

By Andy Larsen | July 16, 2021, 5:04 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Dr. Diane Gilles takes a handful of syringes filled with the Moderna vaccine to be given to people on Thursday, March 18, 2021, as the Utah Film Studios loans its space to the Summit County Health Department as a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination station.

Cox says anti-vax ‘propaganda’ from right-wing media is ‘killing people’

By Bryan Schott | Scott D. Pierce | July 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m.

(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
A family sits reverently while a prayer is offered during a modified sacrament meeting in the Carrollton Ward in Washington, D.C., Aug. 16, 2020. As Latter-day Saint worship services resume, more and more members are discussing which pandemic-era changes should stay and which should go.

‘Mormon Land’: Should post-pandemic Sunday services adopt a new normal?

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | David Noyce | July 15, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) A vial of saline and the Pfizer COVID19 vaccine 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.

Utah reports six more deaths and 572 new cases of COVID-19

By Scott D. Pierce | July 14, 2021, 7:51 p.m.

(Jeremy Harmon  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Dr. Eddie Stenehjem, an infectious disease physician at Intermountain Healthcare in Murray, Utah.

Utah hospitals are filling up, and more than 95% of the COVID patients weren’t vaccinated

By Sean P. Means | Scott D. Pierce | July 13, 2021, 8:53 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Sen. Mitt Romney greets Shelly Rives, right, a clinical quality director at Midtown Community Health Center during Romney's short visit to a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the North Davis Senior Center in March 2021. The Utah senator says it's "moronic" for conservatives to politicize the vaccination effort.

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney says it’s ‘moronic’ for conservatives to politicize the COVID vaccines

By Matt Canham | July 13, 2021, 6:32 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) A vial of saline and the Pfizer COVID19 vaccine 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.

There were 1,200 more cases of COVID-19 in Utah over three days this weekend, and six more deaths

By Scott D. Pierce | July 13, 2021, 2:39 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Gov. Spencer Cox answers questions during the Governor's COVID-19 briefing, at the Utah Capitol on Thursday, July 1, 2021.

Gov. Spencer Cox says ‘we screwed up’ in reporting inaccurate COVID-19 vaccination rate in Utah

By Sean P. Means | July 12, 2021, 8:58 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) A vial of saline and the Pfizer COVID19 vaccine 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.

There have been almost 2,000 new cases of COVID-19 in Utah in the past three days

By Scott D. Pierce | July 9, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

(Phil Sears | AP) At far left, an Aerobiotix air purifier is at work on the floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday, March 2, 2021 during Opening Day at the Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla. Studies show air filters and ventilation can help reduce the spread of viruses.

Andy Larsen: Not many folks wear masks anymore, so here are other effective ways to reduce the spread of germs

By Andy Larsen | July 9, 2021, 2:07 p.m.

(Illustration by Christopher Cherrington  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)

Women’s equality in Utah, Spencer Cox’s bipartisan play, and the rising Delta variant on ‘Behind the Headlines’

By The Salt Lake Tribune | July 8, 2021, 8:54 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Dr. Diane Gilles takes a handful of syringes filled with the Moderna vaccine to be given to people on Thursday, March 18, 2021, as the Utah Film Studios loans its space to the Summit County Health Department as a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination station.

12 Utah counties are rated at ‘high’ transmission level of COVID-19 — the most in four months

By Scott D. Pierce | July 9, 2021, 4:42 p.m.

(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
A young priesthood holder offers the sacrament to a family during a modified church service in the Carrollton Ward, Washington, D.C., Aug. 16, 2020. A law professor notes what rules the church could impose regarding vaccines and masks without violating federal health privacy laws.

Latest from Mormon Land: Why it’s OK for a bishop to ask if you’ve been vaccinated

By David Noyce | July 8, 2021, 2:30 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  A nurse from test Utah tests for Covid-19 in the parking lot of the South East Health Department, in Moab, on Friday, May 14, 2021.

In the midst of another COVID-19 surge, doctors plead with Utahns to get vaccinated

By Sean P. Means | Scott D. Pierce | July 7, 2021, 7:23 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Games and booths are set up creating a party atmosphere at the Spence and Cleone Eccles Football Center for those getting the COVID-19 at a clinic at the University of Utah, Tuesday, June 29, 2021.

Here’s why Utah hospitals aren’t making staff get vaccinated against COVID-19 — and when they might

By Sean P. Means | July 7, 2021, 10:04 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Gov. Spencer Cox answers questions during the governor's COVID-19 briefing at the Utah Capitol on Thursday, July 1, 2021.

Cox declares 70% of Utah adults received a COVID-19 vaccine dose by July 4 — once you do the math

By Sean P. Means | July 6, 2021, 10:42 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Games and booths are set up creating a party atmosphere, at the Spence and Cleone Eccles Football Center for those getting the Covid-19 at the Vaccination clinic at the University of Utah, Tuesday, June 29, 2021.

Utah reports more than 1,100 new COVID-19 cases and seven more deaths over the holiday weekend

By Scott D. Pierce | July 6, 2021, 11:47 p.m.

(CBS) Utah Gov. Spencer Cox speaks during an episode of "Face the Nation" on CBS on Sunday morning.

Politicization of COVID-19 led to bad decisions during the pandemic, Cox says on CBS’ ‘Face the Nation’

By Norma Gonzalez | July 4, 2021, 8:20 p.m.

(Isaac Hale | Special to The Tribune) Fireworks burst over LaVell Edwards Stadium during Stadium of Fire held in Provo on Saturday, July 3, 2021.

After 2020 cancellation, Stadium of Fire comes back with a bang

By Kaitlyn Bancroft | July 4, 2021, 4:26 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  The Family History Library will begin a phased reopening July 6 with limited hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Hours will expand from there, so check the Family History Library website for the most current visitor information.

Family History Library set to reopen with some changes

By Kaitlyn Bancroft | July 4, 2021, 2:35 p.m.

(Jehovah's Witnesses) Members of the Stakley family watch their faith's virtual convention in their home. Due to COVID-19, Jehovah's Witnesses are holding their annual convention virtually for the second year in a row.

Thousands of Utah Jehovah’s Witnesses to view global virtual convention. Here’s how it might impact future gatherings.

By Kaitlyn Bancroft | July 3, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Empty vials of the Pfizer COVID19 vaccine 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.

Utah’s rolling seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases is above 400 for the first time since mid-April

By Scott D. Pierce | July 2, 2021, 10:45 p.m.

(Ed Kosmicki | Special to The Tribune) Attendees at an annual memorial service for Japanese American veterans wore masks and stayed in socially distanced groups on  May 30, 2021, in the Salt Lake City Cemetery.

We asked three Utah doctors: Should we be masking up again, with the Delta variant of COVID-19 circulating?

By Erin Alberty | July 2, 2021, 10:38 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Games and booths are set up creating a party atmosphere at the Spence and Cleone Eccles Football Center for those getting the COVID-19 at the vaccination clinic at the University of Utah, Tuesday, June 29, 2021.

Andy Larsen: The Delta variant is here, and it’s spreading. What you need to know about the rising threat.

By Andy Larsen | July 2, 2021, 6:13 p.m.

(Intermountain Healthcare) Hospital staff at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray care for patients with COVID-19 on June 9, 2020. Medical experts expect another spike this winter, but nowhere near as big as what happened in 2020-21.

Utah’s COVID death surge was huge last winter. Could it happen again?

By Scott D. Pierce | July 3, 2021, 12:36 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Gov. Spencer Cox pleads for restraint in the use of fireworks during a news conference with firefighters and various city officials in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, June 30, 2021.

Fireworks plea, eviction dispute and vaccines in verse on this week’s ‘Behind the Headlines’

By The Salt Lake Tribune | July 1, 2021, 7:55 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Dr. Kencee Graves, Associate Chief Medical Officer for Inpatient Services at University of Utah Health, speaks during the Governor's Covid-19 briefing, at the Utah Capitol on Thursday, July 1, 2021.

‘If you’re unvaccinated, you should be worried this Fourth of July,’ Cox says as doctors warn of crowded Utah hospitals

By Sean P. Means | July 1, 2021, 11:32 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Melanie Hall administers a Covid-19 vaccination to Braeden Daniels, at the Spence and Cleone Eccles Football Center at the Vaccination clinic at the University of Utah, Tuesday, June 29, 2021.

Once again, the number of new COVID-19 cases in Utah is well above 500

By Scott D. Pierce | July 1, 2021, 6:55 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Games and booths are set up creating a party atmosphere, at the Spence and Cleone Eccles Football Center for those getting the Covid-19 at the Vaccination clinic at the University of Utah, Tuesday, June 29, 2021.

Utah reports 574 new cases of COVID-19 — the most in more than two months

By Scott D. Pierce | June 30, 2021, 8:31 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Teams of volunteers divide the Moderna vaccine on Thursday, March 18, 2021, as the Utah Film Studios loans its space to the Summit County Health Department as a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination station.

Almost 1.4 million Utahns are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

By Scott D. Pierce | June 29, 2021, 7:21 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Empty vials of the Pfizer COVID19 vaccine at the Woods Cross High School pop-up clinic by Nomi Health,  April 27, 2021.

Utah reports two more COVID-19 deaths and 254 new cases

By Scott D. Pierce | June 28, 2021, 11:20 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Christopher Whitehead, 13, of West Jordan gets a band-aid after receiving his first dose of the Pfizer vaccine by EMT Sean Murphy, as 12-15 year olds get their vaccinations against COVID-19 at the Mountain America Expo Center in Sandy on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.

Utah COVID-19 cases and deaths see summer spike

By Julie Jag | June 28, 2021, 5:35 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Moderna doses are ready to go alongside Pfizer doses for 12-15 year olds beginning to get their vaccinations against COVID-19 at the Mountain America Expo Center in Sandy on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.

Utah reports 4 more deaths caused by COVID-19

By Connor Sanders | June 26, 2021, 8:10 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) People protest the possible eviction of renters at 379 E 1st Ave (Hawthorne House) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020. Federal assistance is still available to homeowners and renters through July.

Are you late on a house payment or rent due to COVID-19? Here’s how to still get help.

By Tony Semerad | June 26, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) A vial of saline and the Pfizer COVID19 vaccine 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.

Utah reports 14 more deaths caused by COVID-19

By Scott D. Pierce | June 26, 2021, 1:52 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Hadley Brown, 13, of Magna accompanied by his father James, keeps his eyes away from the needle as EMT Sean Murphy administers the Pfizer vaccine, as 12-15 year olds get their vaccinations against COVID-19 at the Mountain America Expo Center in Sandy on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.

Thursday’s new COVID-19 case number remains high at 462

By Scott D. Pierce | June 25, 2021, 3:54 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Donna Burton preps a shot as teachers and staff of the Canyons School District received their second shots of the Moderna vaccine at Mount Jordan Middle School in Sandy on Thursday, March 11, 2021.

Utah isn’t ‘out of the woods yet’ — there are 527 new cases of COVID-19

By Scott D. Pierce | June 24, 2021, 6:15 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Retired oncology nurse Wendy Dewey lines up stickers and action hero bandaids as 12-15 year olds get their vaccinations against COVID-19 at the Mountain America Expo Center in Sandy on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.

Almost half of Utahns have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine

By Scott D. Pierce | June 22, 2021, 8:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) A vial of saline and the Pfizer COVID19 vaccine at the Woods Cross High School pop-up clinic by Nomi Health,  April 27, 2021.

Delta variant ‘on the way’ to being dominant COVID-19 strain, University of Utah health experts say

By Sean P. Means | June 22, 2021, 6:41 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Janet Bitner vaccinates Jeffrey Hesterman on the last day the Salt Lake County Health Department's COVID-19 vaccine operation was open at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Saturday, May 29, 2021.

Percentage of positive COVID-19 cases falls a bit below 7-day average

By Scott D. Pierce | June 21, 2021, 11:41 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Vaccines doses are ready to go for Utahns getting their vaccinations against COVID-19 at the Mountain America Expo Center in Sandy on May 18, 2021. As of last week, public health officials had documented 993 COVID-19 cases affecting people who are fully vaccinated, according to the Utah Department of Health.

Some vaccinated Utahns still contract COVID-19. Here’s what you need to know about these ‘breakthrough cases.’

By Taylor Stevens | June 21, 2021, 1:12 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Melanie Wolcott vaccinates Latasha Roddan on the last day the Salt Lake County Health Department's COVID-19 vaccine operation was open at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Saturday, May 29, 2021. The best defense against the Delta variant is getting vaccinated, according to medical experts.

Delta variant has arrived in Utah, but there’s no need to panic

By Scott D. Pierce | June 21, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Stickers are laid out as 12- and 15-year-olds get their vaccinations against COVID-19 at the Mountain America Expo Center in Sandy on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.

Over 60% of eligible Utahns have at least one vaccine dose, but July 4 goal of 70% appears unlikely

By Josh Newman | June 20, 2021, 11:25 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Melanie Wolcott vaccinates Latasha Roddan on the last day the Salt Lake County Health Department's COVID-19 vaccine operation was open at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Saturday, May 29, 2021.

Nearly 52% of Utahns ages 12+ fully vaccinated against COVID-19

By Jordan Miller | June 20, 2021, 1:38 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Senate President Stuart Adams, R-Layton, during a special session at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, May 19, 2021.

Utah Senate president calls Tribune report on Co-Diagnostics ‘concerning’

By Jordan Miller | Andrew Becker | June 19, 2021, 7:51 p.m.

(Kim Raff | The New York Times) Employees with Vivint, a home security business, work at their office in Lehi, Utah, Feb. 16, 2021. As vaccination rates rise, Utah's unemployment rate fell to 2.7% in May, well below the national rate of 5.8%.

Utah’s jobless rate drops to 2.7% in May; nation’s is at 5.8%

By Tony Semerad | June 18, 2021, 8:58 p.m.

(Colin E. Braley | AP) Former Gonzaga player John Stockton talks about his career during a National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame induction event Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo.

Andy Larsen: Jazz legend John Stockton gives an assist to anti-vax video, and that’s a bummer

By Andy Larsen | June 19, 2021, 12:57 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Dr. Diane Gilles takes a handful of syringes filled with the Moderna vaccine to be given to people on Thursday, March 18, 2021, as the Utah Film Studios loans its space to the Summit County Health Department as a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination station.

41% of Utahns are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

By Scott D. Pierce | June 18, 2021, 11:24 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    TestUtah COVID-19 testing at Timpanogos Regional Hospital in Orem on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.

COVID test draws scrutiny, inland port OKs budget, and cellphone records on ‘Behind the Headlines’

By The Salt Lake Tribune | June 17, 2021, 9:55 p.m.

(Laura Seitz | Deseret News, pool) Governor Spencer Cox speaks during the PBS Utah GovernorÕs Monthly News Conference at the Eccles Broadcast Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, June 17, 2021.

‘They’re dead now ... because they refused to get vaccinated’: Gov. Spencer Cox frustrated that Utahns are still dying of COVID-19

By Sean P. Means | June 17, 2021, 9:25 p.m.

(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.

Delta variant cases quadruple in Utah — but it’s because of a new way of counting

By Scott D. Pierce | Sean P. Means | June 18, 2021, 7:31 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) PPE on the last day the Salt Lake County Health Department's COVID-19 vaccine operation was open at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Saturday, May 29, 2021.

Utah reports 413 new cases of COVID-19 — the most in a month

By Scott D. Pierce | June 16, 2021, 7:29 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Dr. Diane Gilles takes a handful of syringes filled with the Moderna vaccine to be given to people on Thursday, March 18, 2021, as the Utah Film Studios loans its space to the Summit County Health Department as a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination station.

There are no new COVID-19 deaths in Utah for three days in a row

By Scott D. Pierce | June 15, 2021, 7:36 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  A nurse from TestUtah tests for Covid-19 in the parking lot of the South East Health Department, in Moab, on Friday, May 14, 2021.

Here’s where to still get a COVID-19 test, with Utah providers reducing sites and hours

By Erin Alberty | June 15, 2021, 2:27 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Empty vials of the Pfizer COVID19 vaccine 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.

Utah reports 169 new cases of COVID-19, and no more deaths

By Scott D. Pierce | June 14, 2021, 8:06 p.m.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Melanie Wolcott vaccinates Latasha Roddan on the last day the Salt Lake County Health Department's COVID-19 vaccine operation was open at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Saturday, May 29, 2021.

Utah reports 194 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths as case averages increase

By Alex Vejar | June 13, 2021, 7:18 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Janet Bitner vaccinates Jeffrey Hesterman on the last day the Salt Lake County Health Department's COVID-19 vaccine operation was open at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Saturday, May 29, 2021.

40% of Utahns are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19

By Courtney Tanner | June 12, 2021, 5:07 p.m.