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Health department reports 394 new coronavirus cases, 3 new deaths

By Jen Riess, KSL.com | Posted - Jun. 21, 2020 at 1:15 p.m.

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health is reporting Sunday an additional 394 cases of COVID-19. This comes a day after Utah saw its record high of 643 cases.

Three new deaths have also been reported.

The state now has a total of 17,462 confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic with 158 total deaths.

The department said 9,659 of the cases are considered recovered. A case is considered recovered after a diagnosis date of more than three weeks and has not passed away.

A total of 23 more people have been hospitalized from the virus, bringing the overall total to 1,184 and currently 169 in the hospital.

Of the new deaths, two were males between the ages of 65 and 84, and one woman between the ages of 45 and 64. Two were hospitalized when they died and one was a resident of a long-term care facility, according to the Department of Health.

The percentage of positive test has increased to 5.9%.

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