SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The Utah Department of Health is reporting 39,882 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, January 18, and 28 new deaths since Friday.

Cases

With 39,882 new COVID-19 cases reported, Utah’s case total has reached 790,216.

Of today’s new cases, 8,490 are school-aged children. UDOH is reporting 2,556 cases in children ages 5-10, 1,875 cases in children ages 11-13, and 4,059 cases in children ages 14-17.

Vaccines

A total of 4,723,232 vaccine doses have been administered in Utah.

This is an increase of 27,470 doses since Friday.

Vaccinated vs. unvaccinated risk ratio

In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 13.3 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 6.1 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 2.3 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Since February 1, 2021, people who are unvaccinated are at 6.8 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 4.9 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19, and 1.6 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Lab tests

Lab reports from the Utah Department of Health show 4,611,947 people have been tested. This is an increase of 78,112 since Friday.

UDOH reports a total of 8,484,276 total tests, an increase of 151,176 tests since Friday.

Trends

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 10,652 per day. 

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 41.3%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 29%.

Hospitalizations

There are 681 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 29,496.

Deaths

There are 3,979 total deaths, which is 28 more deaths than Friday.

  1. Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  2. Male, between the ages of 25-44, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  3. Male, between the ages of 45-64, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  4. Male, between the ages of 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  5. Male, between 45-64, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  6. Female, older than 85, Davis County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  7. Female, between 45-64, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  8. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  9. Male, between 65-84, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  10. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  11. Male, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  12. Male, older than 85, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  13. Female, between 65-84, Weber County resident, long-term care facility resident
  14. Male, older than 85, Cache County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  15. Male, older than 85, Sevier County resident. not hospitalized at time of death
  16. Female, between 65-84, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  17. Female, between 45-64. Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  18. Male, between 45-64, Davis County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  19. Female, older than 85, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  20. Male, between 65-84, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  21. Female, between 65-84, Uintah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  22. Male, between 65-84, Washington County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  23. Male, between 45-64. Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  24. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  25. Male, between 45-64. Salt Lake County resident. hospitalized at time of death
  26. Male, between 45-64. Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  27. Male, between 65-84, Utah County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  28. Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death

Today vs. Wednesday

TodayFriday
Total Utahns testing positive790,216750,334
Total people tested4,611,9474,533,835
COVID-19 related deaths in Utah3,9793,951
Vaccines administered4,723,2324,695,762
Utahns currently hospitalized with COVID-19681672
Total hospitalizations29,49629,029
Courtesy: UDOH