12 new COVID-19 deaths, 1.7K new cases reported in Utah

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SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The Utah Department of Health is reporting 1,704 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, September 30. A total of 508,494 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19.

Of today’s new cases, 360 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 179 cases in children ages 5-10, 65 cases in children ages 11-13, and 116 cases in children ages 14-17.

There are 12 new virus-related deaths reported.

Lab reports from the Utah Department of Health show 3,453,791 people have been tested. This is an increase of 9,621.

UDOH reports a total of 6,211,145 total tests, an increase of 17,511 since yesterday.

A total of 3,471,701 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah. This is an increase of 5,739 doses since yesterday.

In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 5.6 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 7.6 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 6.5 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at a 4.0 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 4.9 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 4.2 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 1,355 per day. 

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 14.2%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 9.8%. 

There are 566 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 22,156. 

UDOH is reporting 2,932 total deaths.

  1. Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized
  2. Male, between 65-84, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  3. Male, between 45-64, Utah County resident, not hospitalized
  4. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  5. Male, between 65-84, Davis County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  6. Male, between 65-84, Washington County resident, not hospitalized
  7. Female, between 65-84, Summit County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  8. Male, between 65-84, Millard County resident, not hospitalized
  9. Male, between 65-84, Washington County resident, not hospitalized
  10. Male, older than 85, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  11. Male, between 45-64, Emery County resident, not hospitalized
  12. Unknown sex, older than 85, Sanpete County resident, not hospitalized
TodayYesterday
Total Utahns testing positive508,494506,790
Total people tested3,453,7913,444,170
COVID-19 related deaths in Utah2,9322,920
Vaccines administered3,471,7013,465,962
Utahns currently hospitalized with COVID-19566471
Total hospitalizations22,15622,101
Utah COVID-19 Transmission Index as of Sept. 30
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