The Department of Health estimates that there are 61,706 active cases of the disease in Utah. According to the health department, the average number of seven-day positive cases is now 3,55.
The positive test rate per day for that period is now 27.1%, a statistic that, with the days leading up to Thanksgiving slightly reduced, it has now returned to record highs, indicating that there have been many COVID-19 cases missed. . In Utah.
The new numbers indicate a 1% increase in positive cases since Sunday. In Utah, 1,502,902 people have tested positive for COVID-19 so far, with 14.6% testing positive for COVID-19. State figures show an increase of 5,511 tests conducted by the health department as of Monday.
State data show that currently 582 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized in Utah. Of those, 215 are in intensive care units, according to state data. The state’s referral hospitals occupy about 86% of all Utah ICU beds, including approximately 91% ICU beds, with 16 facilities with the capacity to provide the best COVID-19 care, according to state data. As of Monday, about 51% of non-ICU hospital beds in Utah are occupied.
The ten deaths reported on Monday are:
- A woman in Salt Lake County who was over 85 years old and a long-term care facility resident.
- A man from Salt Lake County, who was over 85 years old and died when he was hospitalized
- A woman in Salt Lake County, aged 65 to 84, was not hospitalized when she died.
- A Sanpet County man between the ages of 65 and 84 was hospitalized when he died.
- A woman from Utah County, aged 65 to 84, was hospitalized when she died.
- A Utah County man between the ages of 65 and 84 who lived in a long-term care facility
- A Weber County woman aged 65 to 84 and a resident of a long-term care facility
- W Washington, a Washington County woman between the ages of 65 and 84 and a long-term care facility resident
- A Washington Washington County man between the ages of 65 and 84 was hospitalized when he died.
- A Weber County man between the ages of 65 and 84 who lived in a long-term care facility
Monday’s average total, with 8966 hospital admissions and 99 total confirmed deaths from the disease, gives a total of 121,6388 confirmed cases. A total of 154,983 Utah KVID-19 cases are now pending recovery.
The Covid-19 news conference scheduled for Monday is not. Utah officials usually provide updates at a news conference once a week on Thursdays.
Test results now include data from PCR tests and antigen tests. Positive COVID-19 test results are reported to the Department of Health immediately after confirmation, but negative test results cannot be reported for 24 to 72 hours.
The total number of cases reported daily by the Utah Department of Health includes all cases of Covid-19 since the Utah outbreak, including those currently infected, recovering from the disease, and dying.
Definition of a case that was retrieved Anyone who was diagnosed with Covid-19 three or more weeks ago did not die.
Deaths reported by the state are usually reported two to seven days in advance, according to the health report. Some deaths may be later, especially if the person is from Utah but has died in another state.
The Department of Health reports both confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases of death, as defined by Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists. Death counts may change once case investigation is completed.
For deaths reported as Covid-19 deaths, according to the Department of Health, if the person did not have Covid-19, the person would not have died.
The data contained in this story primarily reflect the state of Utah as a whole. For more local data, visit your local health district website.
More information about Utah health guidance levels is available here coronavirus.utah.gov/utah-health-guidance-levels.
The information is from the Utah Department of Health and coronavirus.utah.gov/case-accounts. For more information on how the Utah Health Department compiles and reports COVID-19 data, visit coronavirus.utah.gov/case-accounts And scroll down to the “Data Notes” section at the bottom of the page.
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