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413 more COVID-19 cases, nearly 28K more vaccinations reported Saturday in Utah

By Linda Williams, KSL.com | Posted - Apr. 17, 2021 at 10:35 a.m.



SALT LAKE CITY — Utah's number of COVID-19 cases increased by 413 on Saturday, with no new deaths and 27,809 more vaccinations reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.

The rolling seven-day average number of positive cases per day is now at 394, according to the health department. The positive test rate per day for that time period calculated with the "people over people" method is now 7.6%. The positive test rate per day for that time period calculated with the "test over test" method is now 3.8%.

There are 140 COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized in Utah, state data shows. A total of 1,880,269 vaccine doses have been administered in the state, up from 1,852,460 Friday.

Saturday's totals give Utah 392,509 total confirmed cases, with 15,901 total hospitalizations and 2,164 total deaths from the disease.

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox provided a COVID-19 pandemic update at a PBS Utah news conference Thursday.

Methodology

See more details about KSL.com's COVID-19 data and methodology by clicking this link.

More information about Utah's health guidance levels is available at coronavirus.utah.gov/utah-health-guidance-levels.

Information is from the Utah Department of Health and coronavirus.utah.gov/case-counts. For more information on how the Utah Department of Health compiles and reports COVID-19 data, visit coronavirus.utah.gov/case-counts and scroll down to the "Data Notes" section at the bottom of the page.

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