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112 more Utah COVID-19 cases, no deaths, nearly 2K vaccinations reported Tuesday

Lois Larsen, 83, comforts her husband, Jerry, 86, while he receives his second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at The Lodge at North Ogden on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021.

(Spenser Heaps, Deseret News)



SALT LAKE CITY — Utah's number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 112 on Tuesday, with no more deaths and 1,756 vaccinations reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.

The health department estimates there are now 5,807 active COVID-19 cases in Utah. The rolling seven-day average number of positive cases per day is now at 213, according to the health department. The positive test rate per day for that time period calculated with the "people over people" method is now 6.4%. The positive test rate per day for that time period calculated with the "test over test" method is now 3.9%.

There are now 130 COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized in Utah, including 48 in intensive care, state data shows. About 63% of all intensive care unit hospital beds are now occupied in Utah, including just under 66% of ICU beds at the state's 16 referral hospitals, according to the health department. About 49% of non-ICU hospital beds in Utah are now occupied.

A total of 2,595,912 vaccine doses have been administered in the state, up from 2,594,156 Monday. A total of 1,488,198 Utahns have now received a first vaccine dose, and 1,220,559 are fully vaccinated, according to the health department. A total of 3,108,964 vaccine doses have been shipped to Utah so far.

About 46.4% of Utah's total population has now received at least a first dose of the vaccine, and 38.1% of the population is now fully vaccinated. For Utahns age 12 and older, who are currently eligible to receive the vaccine, about 57.4% have received at least a first dose, and 47.1% are fully vaccinated, according to the health department.

The new numbers indicate a 0.03% increase in positive cases since Monday. Of the 2,694,271 people tested for COVID-19 in Utah so far, 15.1% have tested positive for COVID-19. The number of total tests conducted since Utah's pandemic began is now at 4,928,625, up 3,630 since Monday. Of those, 2,452 were tests of people who hadn't previously been tested for COVID-19.

Tuesday's totals give Utah 406,282 total confirmed cases, with 16,835 total hospitalizations and 2,302 total deaths from the disease. An estimated 389,173 Utah COVID-19 cases are now considered recovered, according to the health department.

Methodology

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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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