Utah adds 422 new COVID-19 cases, over 40K vaccines as Easter weekend begins

Coronavirus Updates

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – On Friday, April 2, the Utah Department of Health is reporting 422 new coronavirus cases.

There are six new deaths since yesterday, four of which occurred before March 1, 2021.

A total of 386,550 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19.

A total of 2,400,410 people have been tested. This is an increase of 5,761 since yesterday.

UDOH reports 4,268,946 total tests. This is an increase of 14,258 tests since yesterday.

The state reports 1,450,263 total vaccines administered which is 40,049 than yesterday.

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 6.9%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 3.4%.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 407 per day. 

There are 138 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 15,573.

Officials report 2,131 total deaths, with three more deaths since yesterday:

  1. Female, between 65-84, Davis County resident, long-term care facility resident
  2. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized
  3. Female, between 65-84, Millard County resident, hospitalized
  4. Male, older than 85, Weber County resident, long-term care facility resident
  5. Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized
  6. Female, older than 85, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
TodayYesterday
Total Utahns testing positive386,550386,128
Total people tested2,400,4102,394,649
COVID-19 related deaths in Utah 2,1312,125
Vaccines administered1,450,2631,410,214
Utahns currently hospitalized with COVID-19138136
Total hospitalizations15,57315,554

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.

Transmission index as of April 1, 2021

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