SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The Utah Department of Health is reporting 1,122 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, December 7, and 11 new deaths since yesterday.

Here is a breakdown of the new cases:

Fifty-three cases were removed from the total count through data quality analysis.

Cases

With 1,122 new COVID-19 cases reported, Utah’s case total has reached 606,531.

Of today’s new cases, 174 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 91 cases in children ages 5-10, 37 cases in children ages 11-13, and 46 cases in children ages 14-17.

Vaccines

A total of 4,254,139 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah.

This is an increase of 16,717 doses since yesterday.

Vaccinated vs. unvaccinated risk ratio

In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 14 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 9 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 3.5 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at 14 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 6.6 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 2.5 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Lab tests

Lab reports from the Utah Department of Health show 4,036,145 people have been tested. This is an increase of 6,099.

UDOH reports a total of 7,384,368 total tests, an increase of 13,521 since yesterday.

Trends

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 1,540 per day. 

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 15.9%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 10.6%. 

Hospitalizations

There are 516 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 26,340.

Deaths

There are 11 new virus-related deaths reported. UDOH is reporting 3,606 total deaths.

  1. Male, between 25-44, Cache County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  2. Female, older than 85, Washington County resident, long-term care facility resident
  3. Male, between 45-64, Davis County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  4. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  5. Male, between 45-64, Wasatch County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  6. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  7. Male, between 45-64, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  8. Male, between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  9. Female, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  10. Male, between 65-84, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  11. Female, older than 85, Weber County resident, not hospitalized at time of death

Today vs. Yesterday

TodayWednesday
Total Utahns testing positive606,531605,409
Total people tested4,036,1454,030,046
COVID-19 related deaths in Utah3,6063,595
Vaccines administered4,254,1394,237,422
Utahns currently hospitalized with COVID-19516502
Total hospitalizations26,34026,268

Utah COVID-19 Transmission Index as of Dec. 7

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