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For the second Monday in a row, the Utah Department of Health reported no new deaths caused by COVID-19. And, for the second Monday in a row, the number of new cases of coronavirus dipped below 200.
As is generally the case, the number of tests conducted on Sunday is also low — just over 2,400 people were tested for the first time, and fewer than 4,700 tests were done. But the positivity rates were higher than the seven-day averages.
Vaccine doses administered in past day/total doses administered • 3,214 / 1,307,533.
Utahns fully vaccinated • 478,918.
Cases reported in past day • 194.
Deaths reported in past day • None.
Hospitalizations reported in past day • 138. That’s down four from Sunday. Of those currently hospitalized, 57 are in intensive care units — one more than on Sunday.
Tests reported in past day • 2,403 people were tested for the first time. A total of 4,664 people were tested.
Percentage of positive tests • Under the state’s original method, the rate is 8.1%. That’s higher than the seven-day average of 6.9%.
Its new method counts all test results, including repeated tests of the same individual. Monday’s rate is now at 4.2%, higher than the seven-day average of 3.45%.
Totals to date • 384,756 cases; 2,114 deaths; 15,474 hospitalizations; 2,375,124 people tested.
This story is developing and will be updated.
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