Utah health department count shows 376 more coronavirus cases Saturday – KSL.com

Info is from the Utah Department of Health and coronavirus.utah.gov/ case-counts. For additional information on how the Utah Department of Health reports and compiles COVID-19 information, check out coronavirus.utah.gov/ case-counts and scroll down to the “Data Notes” section at the bottom of the page.

Recovered cases are specified as anybody who was detected with COVID-19 three or more weeks ago and has actually not passed away.

Deaths reported by the state normally occurred two to seven days prior to when they are reported, according to the health department. Some deaths may be from even more back, especially if the individual is from Utah but has died in another state.

Information consisted of in this story mainly reflects the state of Utah as a whole. For more localized information, visit your regional health districts site.

The health department reports both verified and likely COVID-19 case deaths per the case meaning outlined by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists. The death counts are subject to alter as case investigations are completed.

SALT LAKE CITY– The Utah Department of Health on Saturday reported that the state has actually seen 376 brand-new validated cases of COVID-19 over Fridays numbers.
That brings the state to 43,751 overall cases– 10,301 active and about 33,115 recovered. No brand-new deaths were reported Saturday, leaving the state at 335 given that the pandemic started.
The numbers continue a downward pattern for Utah, which had actually seen case counts as high as 800-plus daily in July now tends to sit listed below 500. And though evaluating need had just recently decreased as well, Saturday shows a healthier increase of 7,255 people evaluated from the other day.
Presently, 195 Utahns are hospitalized due to COVID-19 by the health departments count, down from 202 the day previously. In general, the state is utilizing 55.8% of its overall healthcare facility beds and 65.6% of its extensive care unit beds, it states.
Almost a quarter of Utahns over age 85 who contract COVID-19 have needed hospitalization for it, however less than 5% of cases from age 1 to age 44 require hospitalization and less than 10% of cases among 45- to 64-year-olds require it. Overall, 2,604 Utahns have actually been hospitalized for the coronavirus because the pandemic began.
The typical age of a Utahn deceased from COVID-19 has actually been 73; the typical age is 74.
2 days after Utah Gov. Gary Herbert set a new goal to get the seven-day rolling typical variety of cases listed below 400 by Sept. 1, the typical sits at 426. The rate of favorable tests over the past week has been 9.3%, down from 10% on Thursday.
Herbert revealed Saturday afternoon that he is extending two executive orders through Aug. 20 that need face coverings in all state facilities and specify danger levels for locations throughout the state.
The order keeps Salt Lake City at the “orange” threat level, 10 rural counties in the “green” level and the rest of the state at “yellow” danger. The order on face coverings offers exceptions but normally requires all employees and visitors at state federal government buildings, from the Driver License Division to the Capitol, to use a mask.
Methodology:
Test results now include information from PCR tests and antigen tests. Positive COVID-19 test outcomes are reported to the health department instantly after they are validated, but unfavorable test results might not be reported for 24 to 72 hours.
The overall number of cases reported by the Utah Department of Health every day consists of all cases of COVID-19 since Utahs break out started, consisting of those who are currently infected, those who have recuperated from the illness, and those who have died.

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