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Coronavirus updates: University of Utah Health increasing COVID-19 testing capacity to 2,000 tests a day, Cox says

By Jen Riess, Jacob Klopfenstein and Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com | Updated - Mar. 23, 2020 at 10:50 p.m. | Posted - Mar. 23, 2020 at 7:40 a.m.



SALT LAKE CITY — Here are the latest coronavirus-related updates from Utah and around the world.

As the state's total number of confirmed cases continues to rise, Utah saw its first death from the virus on Sunday.

On Monday, Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased to 257.

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Monday, 11:00pm

Trump says he intends to reopen country in weeks; health experts warn of high human, economic costs

Monday, 10:49pm

Oquirrh Mountain Temple closes after potential COVID-19 exposure

Monday, 09:34pm

University of Utah Health increasing COVID-19 testing capacity to 2,000 tests a day, Cox says

Monday, 06:40pm

New guidelines issued for those picking up missionaries at Salt Lake airport

Monday, 06:39pm

Some missionaries serving in or returning to the US, Canada will end missions early

Monday, 06:30pm

BYU student tests positive for COVID-19

Monday, 06:04pm

Utah Transit Authority encourages social distancing on buses

Monday, 05:17pm

Zion National Park closes Angels Landing Trail in response to COVID-19

Monday, 04:42pm

Harmons installs barriers to protect cashiers

Monday, 04:39pm

Utah K-12 schools and colleges extend dismissal to May 1, governor says

Monday, 04:02pm

Current map of Utah coronavirus cases by health district

Monday, 03:58pm

New guidelines issued for those picking up missionaries at Salt Lake airport

Monday, 03:56pm

Lawmakers advised to ‘self-isolate’ after state senator tests positive for new virus

Monday, 03:46pm

Summit County restricts more businesses in new health order

Monday, 03:19pm

2020 Olympic Games will be postponed, veteran IOC member says

Monday, 03:18pm

US surgeon general warns 'this week, it's going to get bad'

Monday, 03:17pm

Another attempt to move ahead on virus aid package snags

Monday, 02:44pm

Lagoon delays park opening

Monday, 02:40pm

BYU gives students pass/fail option for 2020 winter semester

Monday, 01:26pm

Utah up to 257 COVID-19 cases; no new deaths

Monday, 10:46am

Southwest Utah now has 5 COVID-19 cases

Monday, 10:27am

KSL NewsRadio starting daily 'Coronavirus Call-In' show

Monday, 09:14am

Herbert, Cox reiterate importance of social distancing after groups gathered at airport to welcome missionaries home

Monday, 08:52am

Gephardt: Utah surgeon frustrated some hospitals still performing elective surgeries

Monday, 08:51am

Community comes together to make face masks for Moab hospital

Monday, 07:40am

Stocks jump higher after Fed moves to help businesses

Monday, 07:40am

Congressional rescue talks churn as viral crisis expands

Monday, 07:40am

ICYMI: Catch up on coronavirus developments from yesterday

Jen Riess
Jacob Klopfenstein
Xoel Cardenas

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