262 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death, 17K vaccinations reported Saturday in Utah – KSL.com

SALT LAKE CITY– The Utah Department of Health reported 262 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death, and 17,043 vaccinations on Saturday.The rolling seven-day average number of positive cases each day is now at 276, according to the health department. The favorable test rate each day for that time period determined with the “people over individuals” method is now 6.4%. The positive test rate each day for that time period determined with the “test over test” approach is now 3.4%. There are 126 COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized in Utah, including 51 in intensive care systems, state data shows.About 74% of all ICU medical facility beds in Utah are now occupied, consisting of about 77% of ICU beds in the states 16 referral health centers. About 57% of non-ICU healthcare facility beds are now inhabited in the state.A total of 2,499,847 vaccine doses have actually been administered in the state, up from 2,482,804 Friday. A total of 1,442,843 Utahns have now gotten at least one vaccine dose, while 1,164,390 are fully immunized, according to state information. An overall of 3,023,897 vaccine dosages have actually been delivered to Utah so far.About 45% of the total Utah population has actually now gotten at least a first vaccine dose, and 36.3% are completely immunized, according to the health department. Among Utahns age 12 and older, who are presently eligible to receive the vaccine, 55.7% have at least one dosage and 44.9% are completely vaccinated.Of the 2,662,088 individuals checked for COVID-19 in Utah so far, 15.2% have actually checked positive for the disease. The number of overall tests conducted given that Utahs pandemic began is now at 4,866,046 up 8,918 since Friday. Of those, 3,957 were tests of individuals who hadnt previously been checked for COVID-19. An overall of 2,290 Utahns have actually died from the disease. The new death reported Saturday was a Utah County woman, older than 85, who was not hospitalized when she passed away. × More stories you might be interested in

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