Over 500 new COVID-19 cases reported in Utah, five more deaths

Coronavirus Updates

(ABC4) – On Friday, March 5, the Utah Department of Health is reporting 549 new coronavirus cases.

There are five newly reported deaths today, with one occurring before Feb. 12, 2021.

A total of 373,868 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19.

A total of 2,236,642 people have been tested, an increase of 6,601.

UDOH reports 3,884,886 total tests have been conducted. This is an increase of 16,934 since yesterday.

The state reports 816,934 total vaccines administered which is 31,411 more than yesterday. In total, UDOH reports 291,003 Utahns have been fully vaccinated.

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 9.8%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 4.6%. 

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 543 per day. 

There are 203 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 14,841. 

Officials report 1,970 total deaths.

  1. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  2. Male, between 65-84, Cache County resident, long-term care facility resident
  3. Female, between 65-84, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  4. Female, between 65-84, Cache County resident, long-term care facility resident
  5. Female, between 65-84, Weber County resident, long-term care facility resident
TodayYesterday
Total Utahns testing positive373,868373,319
Total people tested2,236,6422,230,041
COVID-19 related deaths in Utah1,9701,965
Vaccines administered816,934785,523
Utahns currently hospitalized with COVID-19203203
Total hospitalizations14,84114,816

The Utah Department of Health announced the changes to Utah’s COVID-19 Transmission Index on February 12. They went into effect starting on Thursday, February 18.

For more on these changes to the percent positivity threshold levels in the COVID-19 Transmission Index and actions, individuals and businesses should take in areas of “moderate” and “low” transmission, click here.

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