Utah adds less than 250 new COVID-19 cases, one new death Monday

Coronavirus Updates

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The Utah Department of Health reports 246 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, April 26.

There is one new virus-related death.

A total of 395,677 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19.

A total of 2,533,517 Utahns have been tested. This is an increase of 3,026 people tested since yesterday.

UDOH reports 4,583,452 total tests. This is an increase of 5,212 tests since yesterday.

In total, 2,053,317 vaccines have been administered in Utah, an increase of 14,019 since yesterday.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 389 per day. 

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 6.1%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 3%. 

There are 146 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 16,070. 

Officials report 2,183 total deaths.

  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
TodayYesterday
Total Utahns testing positive395,677395,431
Total people tested2,533,5172,530,491
COVID-19 related deaths in Utah2,1832,182
Vaccines administered2,053,3172,039,298
Utahns currently hospitalized with COVID-19146157
Total hospitalizations16,07016,061

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.

Utah COVID-19 Transmission Index as of April 22
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