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248 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths and 17,268 vaccinations announced Sunday

By Katie Workman, KSL.com | Updated - Apr. 18, 2021 at 10:44 a.m. | Posted - Apr. 18, 2021 at 10:24 a.m.



SALT LAKE CITY — Utah reports 248 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths, and 17,268 new vaccinations on Sunday, according to the Utah Department of Health.

The rolling seven-day average for positive cases is now 394. The rolling 7-day average for percent positivity calculated by the "people over people" method is 7.1%, the health department announced. The rolling 7-day average per the "test over test" method is 3.6%.

A total of 1,897,531 vaccine doses have been administered in the state, up from a total of 1,880,269 the day before.

There are currently 133 Utahns hospitalized for COVID-19, down from 140 hospitalizations on Saturday. A total of 15,910 Utahns have been hospitalized for COVID-19.

Utah conducted 7,396 new tests since Saturday, bringing the total tests conducted in the state since the pandemic began to 4,475,591. Since Saturday, 4,112 people were tested for COVID-19, bringing the total number of Utahns tested to 2,490,394.

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