(ABC4) – On Thursday, February 18, the Utah Department of Health reports 1,151 new coronavirus cases.

There are seven new deaths.

A total of 364,399 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19.

A total of 2,144,709 people have been tested, an increase of 8,121.

UDOH reports 3,652,448 total tests have been conducted. This is an increase of 21,055 since yesterday.

The state reports 563,608 total vaccines administered which is 12,540 more than yesterday.

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 13.6% while the rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 6.25%.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 830 per day. 



There are 258 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 14,343. 

Officials report 1,813 total deaths.

  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 45-64, Grand County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, older than 85, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Female, between 65-84, Cache County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, between 65-84, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
TodayYesterday
Total Utahns testing positive364,399363,248 (+1,151)
Total people tested2,144,7002,136,588 (+8,121)
COVID-19 related deaths in Utah1,813 1,806 (+7)
Vaccines administered563,608551,068 (+12,540)
Utahns currently hospitalized with COVID-19258263 (-5)
Total hospitalizations14,34314,294 (+49)
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The Utah Department of Health announced the changes to Utah’s COVID-19 Transmission Index on February 12. They go 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.