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(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo) Doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021.

Utah will take over incoming COVID-19 vaccine doses that had been assigned to CVS and Walgreens for nursing homes

By Sean P. Means | January 27, 2021, 1:00 a.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Escalante Elementary first grader Sophia gets her face shield adjusted by her mother Theresa before she heads back into the classroom in Salt Lake City, January, 25, 2021. Salt Lake City School District reopened all of the district's elementary schools to in-person learning on Monday. It is the first time students in kindergarten through sixth grade are back in the classroom for a full day of school since they first closed for the pandemic in March 2020.

Utah’s COVID-19 positivity rate falls, but the number of deaths continues to climb

By Scott D. Pierce | January 27, 2021, 12:47 a.m.

(Photo courtesy of Primary Children's Hospital)  Madilyn Dayton stayed at Primary Children's Hospital after developing a condition called multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. The illness appears in some children after they have had COVID-19.

Utah’s Primary Children’s Hospital will help lead 5-year study of a mystery illness that strikes children who get COVID-19

By Sean P. Means | January 26, 2021, 10:31 p.m.

(Rick Bowmer | AP file photo) A Utahn wears a mask to protect against COVID-19 as he displays the toilet paper he purchased at a grocery store, March 17, 2020, in Salt Lake City. The Utah Department of Consumer Protection has fielded several complaints about high costs for toilet paper as the pandemic wears on. At least three proposed bills before the Legislature would change Utah's price gouging law.

Proposal to repeal Utah’s price gouging protections stalls in Senate committee

By Taylor Stevens | January 26, 2021, 5:26 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Zeanne Timbol administers a test for COVID-19 at the Intermountain Salt Lake Clinic, on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021.

One in 5 of Utah’s COVID-19 deaths has happened since the beginning of 2021

By Scott D. Pierce | January 25, 2021, 11:57 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Parents walk their Escalante Elementary students back to class in Salt Lake City head back to class, January, 25, 2021. Salt Lake City School District reopened all of the district's elementary schools to in-person learning on Monday. It is the first time students in kindergarten through sixth grade are back in the classroom for a full day of school since they first closed for the pandemic in March 2020.

Elementary students are returning to Salt Lake City schools in person for the first time since March

By Courtney Tanner | January 25, 2021, 7:51 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) COVID-19 vaccine awaits delivery to teachers in the Davis County School District at the Davis County Legacy Center in Farmington on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021.

Utah asks federal officials to confirm state is getting its ‘fair share’ of COVID-19 vaccine

By Erin Alberty | January 25, 2021, 5:12 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) XpresCheck, a Covid-19 testing site, is now testing passengers at the Salt Lake City International Airport on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.

Coronavirus in Utah: Though daily positive rate climbs back over 20%, weeklong numbers reflect some good trends

By Eric Walden | January 24, 2021, 9:41 p.m.

(Screengrab | Grabien) Sen. Mitt Romney argues former President Donald Trump committed an impeachable offense by inciting an attempted insurrection during an appearance on Fox News Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021.

Romney says Trump must be held accountable for attempted insurrection

By Bryan Schott | January 24, 2021, 4:44 p.m.

(Photos courtesy of Jennifer Draney) Spencer Knecht waits by a monitor at McKay Dee Hospital in Ogden, where he was admitted for diabetic ketoacidosis in December 2020. His blood sugar has been unstable since he contracted COVID-19 in September 2020, his family says, and they want federal health officials to recognize type 1 diabetes as one of the highest risk factors for serious illness related to the coronavirus.

Are you a vulnerable Utahn waiting for COVID-19 vaccine? Here’s what we know.

By Erin Alberty | January 24, 2021, 3:18 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Pharmacist Shixain Wang prepares Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for seniors and staff at assisted living center The Ridge Foothill in Salt Lake City on Dec. 29, 2020. Utah has been allocated fewer doses per capita than all other states, an analysis by The Salt Lake Tribune showed

Exclusive: Utah declines to disclose when vaccines arrive or who gets them, while pharmacies dispute doses are ‘sitting on shelves’

By Erin Alberty | January 25, 2021, 2:09 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Registered nurse Amanda Rogers gives Zac Snell, a registered nurse at Western Peak South Davis Community Hospital, his vaccine, as the Davis County School District begins to provide COVID-19 vaccinations for its teachers as well at the Davis County Legacy Center in Farmington on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021.

Coronavirus cases and COVID-19 deaths decrease, but hospitalizations remain high

By Leia Larsen | January 23, 2021, 8:19 p.m.

(Screenshot from CNN) Governor Spencer Cox, right, appeared on Chris Cuomo Primetime on CNN Thursday, Jan. 22, 2021 to discuss Utah's COVID-19 vaccine backlog.

Gov. Cox defends Utah’s COVID-19 vaccination response on CNN

By Leia Larsen | January 24, 2021, 3:23 p.m.

(Rick Egan | Tribune file photo) Traffic on 400 South in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021.

Traffic has returned to nearly normal on Utah highways

By Lee Davidson | January 22, 2021, 9:57 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Capitol remains closed to the public as members of the House and Senate gather as the Utah State Legislature opens the 2021 legislative session at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 — with reminders to wear face masks placed prominently.

Immunizations are up in Utah, but so are the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths

By Scott D. Pierce | January 22, 2021, 8:52 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo) Help-wanted signs from around the Salt Lake Valley, as seen on Friday, July 17, 2020. Utah reported Friday it had reversed job losses during the first nine months of the coronavirus pandemic to close 2020 slightly up on employment.

Despite the pandemic, Utah ended 2020 with more jobs. How did that happen?

By Tony Semerad | January 22, 2021, 8:14 p.m.