Utah sees one other 4,588 COVID-19 instances and 17 deaths Friday

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Utah sees another 4,588 COVID-19 cases and 17 deaths Friday


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Utah broke one other single-day document in COVID-19 instances, with 4,588 optimistic exams Friday — and reported one other 17 Utahns have died from the virus.

For the previous week, the state has averaged 3,331 new optimistic check outcomes a day, the Utah Division of Well being reported. For the previous week, 23.6% of individuals examined have acquired a optimistic check consequence.

The 17 individuals who died had been recognized as:

• A Davis County man older than 85.

• Six Salt Lake County residents: 4 males — one between 45 and 64, two between 65 and 84, and one older than 85 — and two ladies, one between 25 and 44, the opposite between 65 and 84.

• A San Juan County man older than 85.

Six Utah County residents: 5 males — two between 45 and 64, two between 65 and 84, one older than 85 — and a girl, between 65 and 84.

• Two Washington County residents: A person older than 85 and a girl between 45 and 64.

• A Weber County man older than 85.

The variety of hospitalized sufferers was excessive however held regular Friday, with 533 individuals concurrently admitted, UDOH reported.

There have been 1,428 Utahns reported hospitalized for COVID-19 prior to now two weeks. In complete, 7,350 sufferers have been hospitalized statewide for COVID-19, up 135 from Thursday.

Utah’s intensive care models had been 89.3% occupied as of Friday — a determine that hospital officers say means the ICUs are successfully full.

Friday’s case rely is the state’s largest one-day tally because the pandemic started. UDOH recorded greater than 5,000 instances final Saturday, however the precise variety of instances that day was round 4,000, due to a technical glitch within the division’s information recording the day earlier than.

Six of the state’s native well being districts hit single-day information: Wasatch County, with 1,808; San Juan County, with 970; Davis County, with 500; Tooele County, with 105; the Southeast Utah Well being District (which covers Carbon, Emery and Grand counties), with 1,097; and the Weber-Morgan Well being District, with 382.

Salt Lake County recorded 1,585 new instances Friday, and Utah County tallied 1,105 for the earlier 24 hours — which weren’t one-day information, however solely due to final week’s information glitch.

This story is growing and shall be up to date.

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