UTAH CORONAVIRUS: Rolling 7-day average declines as over 1,300 new cases added

Coronavirus Updates

(ABC4) – On Tuesday, January 19, the Utah Department of Health reports a total of 1,302 new coronavirus cases since Monday. 

There are 7 new deaths.

A total of 326,221 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19.

The state reported 1,911,870 people tested. This is an increase of 4,961 people tested since yesterday.

The state reports 172,603 vaccines administered, up 3,695 from yesterday.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests per day is 2,033 per day. The rolling 7-day average for the percent of positive laboratory tests is 19.9%.

There are 573 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 12,645.

Officials report 1,507 total deaths.

  • 2 females: 
    • older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
    • between 45-64, Salt Lake County resident, hospitalized at time of death 
  • 5 males:
    • between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
    • between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
    • between 65-84, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
    • between 65-84, Millard County resident, hospitalized at time of death
    • between 45-64, Utah County resident, hospitalized at time of death
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The COVID-19 Transmission Index is a balanced approach intended to protect communities. It represents the collaborative work of state and local public health officials, the Governor’s Office, legislative leaders, the hospital industry, and business leaders. 

The transmission index clarifies the public health metrics used to determine which counties are placed in which transmission level. Counties will be placed in one of three transmission levels: High, Moderate, or Low. These levels correspond directly to case rates, positivity rates, and ICU utilization.

Data will be analyzed weekly; counties will be placed into a transmission level depending solely on what information their data shows. Changes from a lower level to a higher level may occur weekly. Changes from a higher level to a lower level may occur every 14 days at a minimum when thresholds are met.

TodayYesterday
Total Utahns testing positive326,221324,919 (+1,302)
Total Utahns tested1,911,8701,906,909 (+4,961)
COVID-19 related deaths in Utah1,5071,500 (+7)
Vaccines administered172,603168,908 (+3,695)
Utahns currently hospitalized with COVID-19573568 (+5)
Total hospitalizations12,64512,576 (+69)

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