231 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths, more than 12K vaccinations reported Sunday in Utah

Carson Atkinson, 12, is gets a COVID-19 vaccination at the Mountain America Exposition Center in Sandy on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.

(Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)



SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health reported the following update on COVID-19 in the state for Sunday:

  • 231 new cases
  • No new deaths
  • 12,508 vaccinations administered

The rolling 7-day average for positive cases is the state is now at 274 per day. The positive test rate per day calculated with the "people over people" method is now 6.5%. The positive test rate per day calculated with the "test over test" method is now 3.6%.

Currently, 133 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized in Utah, according to the health department. A total of 16,666 people have been hospitalized with COVID-19 since the beginning of the outbreak.

A total of 2,512,355 vaccine doses have been administered in the state, up from 2,499,847 Saturday, and 1,449,443 Utahns have now received at least one vaccine dose, according to state data.

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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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