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338 more COVID-19 cases, 1 death reported Monday in Utah – KSL.com

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s variety of COVID-19 circumstances elevated by 338 on Monday, with one new demise reported, in keeping with the Utah Department of Health.

That marks the bottom single-day new case whole since September 9, when Utah reported 314 new cases.

There at the moment are an estimated 20,255 energetic circumstances of COVID-19 in Utah. The rolling seven-day common variety of optimistic circumstances per day is now at 760, in keeping with the well being division. The optimistic take a look at charge per day for that point interval reported with the “individuals over individuals” technique is now 13.3%. The optimistic take a look at charge per day seven-day common calculated with the “take a look at over take a look at” technique is now 6%.

There are 237 COVID-19 sufferers at the moment hospitalized in Utah, together with 99 in intensive care, state knowledge exhibits. About 70% of all intensive care unit beds in Utah at the moment are crammed, together with 73% of ICU beds within the state’s 16 referral hospitals, in keeping with the well being division. About 49% of non-ICU hospital beds at the moment are occupied in Utah.

A complete of 611,910 vaccines have been administered within the state, up from 607,557 Sunday. Of these, 206,887 are second doses of the vaccine, in keeping with the well being division.

The brand new numbers point out a 0.1% enhance in optimistic circumstances since Sunday. Of the two,166,505 individuals examined for COVID-19 in Utah up to now, 16.9% have examined optimistic for COVID-19. The variety of whole assessments carried out because the starting of the pandemic is now 3,706,475, up 5,931 since Sunday. Of these, 2,892 have been assessments of people that had not beforehand been examined for COVID-19.

The demise reported Monday was a Wasatch County girl who was between the ages of 45 and 64 and was a resident of a long-term care facility.

Monday’s totals give Utah 367,073 whole confirmed circumstances, with 14,466 whole hospitalizations and 1,853 whole deaths from the illness. There at the moment are 344,965 estimated recovered COVID-19 circumstances in Utah, state knowledge exhibits.

There isn’t any COVID-19 information convention scheduled for Monday. Utah officers usually present updates at information conferences as soon as per week on Wednesdays or Thursdays.

Methodology:

Check outcomes now embody knowledge from PCR assessments and antigen assessments. Constructive COVID-19 take a look at outcomes are reported to the well being division instantly after they’re confirmed, however adverse take a look at outcomes might not be reported for 24 to 72 hours.

The full variety of circumstances reported by the Utah Division of Well being every day consists of all circumstances of COVID-19 since Utah’s outbreak started, together with those that are at the moment contaminated, those that have recovered from the illness, and those that have died.

Recovered circumstances are outlined as anybody who was identified with COVID-19 three or extra weeks in the past and has not died.

Referral hospitals are the 16 Utah hospitals with the aptitude to offer the very best COVID-19 well being care.

Deaths reported by the state usually occurred two to seven days previous to when they’re reported, in keeping with the well being division. Some deaths could also be from even additional again, particularly if the individual is from Utah however has died in one other state.

The well being division experiences each confirmed and possible COVID-19 case deaths per the case definition outlined by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists. The demise counts are topic to alter as case investigations are accomplished.

For deaths which might be reported as COVID-19 deaths, the individual wouldn’t have died if they didn’t have COVID-19, in keeping with the well being division.

The “individuals over individuals” technique for the seven-day common optimistic take a look at charge is calculated by dividing the quantity of people that have examined optimistic for COVID-19 by the full variety of individuals examined. The “take a look at over take a look at” technique is calculated by dividing the full variety of optimistic assessments by the full variety of assessments administered.

Information included on this story primarily displays the state of Utah as an entire. For extra localized knowledge, go to your native well being district’s web site.

Extra details about Utah’s well being steerage ranges is out there at coronavirus.utah.gov/utah-health-guidance-levels.

Data is from the Utah Division of Well being and coronavirus.utah.gov/case-counts. For extra info on how the Utah Division of Well being compiles and experiences COVID-19 knowledge, go to coronavirus.utah.gov/case-counts and scroll all the way down to the “Information Notes” part on the backside of the web page.

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