SALT LAKE CITY — In its daily update on Utah coronavirus statistics, the state health department is reporting another 1,097 test-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and three deaths from the disease Sunday.
The update brings Utah to 94,394 confirmed cases and 543 deaths since the pandemic began.
In an email, the department said the three new deaths were of:
- A Salt Lake County man between ages 65 and 84 who was a long-term care facility resident
- A Salt Lake County woman between ages 65 and 84 who was hospitalized at the time of death
- A Davis County woman between ages 45 and 64 who was also hospitalized
The health department is reporting that 291 Utahns are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19, including 102 in intensive care. That total hospitalization number is down seven from the record high set Saturday, but the number in the ICU increased by four. The state is currently utilizing about 72% of its ICU beds.
Over the past week, the state is averaging 1,206 new cases per day and a positive…
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