Utah adds nearly 470 new COVID-19 cases, 13 more deaths

Coronavirus Updates

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The Utah Department of Health reports 468 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, May 12.

There are 13 new virus-related death, with 12 of these deaths occurring before April 12, 2021.

A total of 401,251 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19.

A total of 2,617,021 people tested. This is an increase of 6,480 people tested since yesterday.

UDOH reports 4,767,234 total tests. This is an increase of 13,780 tests since yesterday.

In total, 2,340,755 vaccines have been administered, which is 13,602 more than yesterday.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 325 per day. 

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 6.5%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 3.6%.

There are 142 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 16,435.

Officials report 2,249 total deaths.

  1. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  2. Male, older than 85, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  3. Male, older than 85, Weber County resident, long-term care facility resident
  4. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  5. Female, older than 85, Wasatch County resident, long-term care facility resident
  6. Male, older than 85, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  7. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  8. Female, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  9. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  10. Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  11. Female, between 65-84, Washington County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  12. Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  13. Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
TodayYesterday
Total Utahns testing positive401,251400,783
Total people tested2,617,0212,610,541
COVID-19 related deaths in Utah2,2492,236
Vaccines administered2,340,7552,327,153
Utahns currently hospitalized with COVID-19142142
Total hospitalizations16,43516,417

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 May 6
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