176 new COVID-19 cases, zero deaths, over 8K vaccinations reported Sunday in Utah

Shixian Wang, a pharmacist with Red Rock Pharmacy, fills a syringe with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at The Ridge Foothill senior living facility in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020.

(Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)



SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health reported 176 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, as well as another 8,315 vaccinations administered and no new deaths.

The seven-day rolling average for positive tests is 224 per day. Utah's "people over people" positivity rate remained at 6.7% and the "tests over tests" positivity rate at 3.9% for the fourth straight day.

The health department also reported 129 people were hospitalized with COVID-19, which is a decrease from Saturday. Forty-six of those hospitalized for COVID-19 were in an intensive care unit.

Another 8,315 vaccines were administered, according to the Sunday update. With that update, 1,485,176 Utahns have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 1,218,072 are considered fully vaccinated. The state estimates 57.3% of all eligible Utahns, age 12 and older, have received at least one dose 47% of eligible Utahns are fully vaccinated.

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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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