SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 1,008 from Wednesday, with no new deaths reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.
The rolling seven-day average number of positive cases per day is now at 987, according to the health department. The positive test rate per day for that time period is now 13.6%.
Thursday’s totals give Utah 74,050 total confirmed cases, with 3,882 total hospitalizations and 459 total deaths from the disease.
Also Thursday, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is providing a COVID-19 update at a news conference Thursday.
The event is going on now and is be livestreamed here.
Dr. Clark Bishop, a critical care and pulmonary medicine physician at Utah Valley Hospital, is also expected to speak at the news conference.
This story will be updated.
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