Utah COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to drop – Salt Lake Tribune

There were 3,268 brand-new test results reported on Monday, listed below the weeklong average of 3,857 new tests each day. Checking need has been dropping since late July, state authorities and hospital administrators have actually stated; in mid-July, the state was reporting more than 7,000 brand-new test results each day, typically.

On average, 173 patients have been getting treatment in Utah health centers each day for the previous 7 days– continuing a decrease that started in the middle of last week, and well below the peak average of 211 clients hospitalized a little more than two weeks earlier.

Statewide, Utahs rate of favorable tests have actually been above 5% considering that May 25, according to UDOH data.

With 242 brand-new coronavirus cases reported on Monday, Utahs rate of brand-new medical diagnoses also continued to decrease, staying under the governors target of less than 400 cases daily.

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In overall, 2,782 clients have been hospitalized in Utah for COVID-19, up 11 from Sunday. For the previous 14 days, the state has reported 332 brand-new hospitalizations– the most affordable of any two-week stretch given that late June.

For the previous 7 days, Utah has averaged 354 brand-new positive test results per day, the Utah Department of Health reported on Monday. Gov. Gary Herbert had said he wanted the state to get below 400 brand-new cases each day by Sept. 1– and after about 3 weeks of decreasing numbers, it would take a sharp increase in infections to go beyond that target.

Hospitalizations in Utah due to COVID-19 dropped substantially on Monday, with 139 Utah patients presently confessed, the Utah Department of Health reported– the least expensive number considering that mid-June.

Utahs death toll from the coronavirus stood at 364 on Monday, with two deaths reported considering that Sunday:

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A Salt Lake County lady, age 65 to 84, who passed away in a health center. A Utah County guy, older than 85, Utah County citizen, who passed away in a medical facility.

Of 46,894 Utahns who have tested favorable for COVID-19, 38,132 are thought about “recuperated”– that is, they have made it through for at least three weeks after being identified.

One previous death was eliminated from the list for further examination, UDOH stated.