Utah’s COVID-19 trends decline as 315 new cases, 8 new deaths reported

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SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The Utah Department of Health reported 315 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, April 20.

There are eight new virus-related deaths, with four occurring before March 20, 2021.

A total of 393,272 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19.

A total of 2,498,939 Utahns have been tested. This is an increase of 5,100 people tested since yesterday.

UDOH reports 4,510,088 total tests, an increase of 13,574 since yesterday.

In total, 1,916,922 vaccines have been administered in Utah, an increase of 18,065 since yesterday.

The rolling 7-day average for positive tests is 375 per day. 

The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “people over people” is 6.7%. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 3.2%.

There are 138 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak are 15,959.  

Officials report 2,174 total deaths.

  • Female, older than 85, Uintah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, between 65-84, Carbon County resident, not hospitalized
  • Female, between 65-84, Salt Lake County resident, not hospitalized
  • Male, between 25-44, Weber County resident, hospitalized
  • Male, older than 85, Utah County resident, long-term care facility resident 
  • Female, older than 85, Sanpete County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Female, between 65-84, Weber County resident, hospitalized
  • Female, between 45-64, Uintah County resident, hospitalized
Total Utahns testing positive393,272392,957
Total people tested2,498,9392,493,089
COVID-19 related deaths in Utah2,1742,166
Vaccines administered1,916,9221,898,857
Utahns currently hospitalized with COVID-19138138
Total hospitalizations15,95915,922

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 April 15

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