306 new COVID-19 cases, 12K vaccinations, no deaths reported Saturday in Utah

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

Carson Atkinson, 12, 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 306 COVID-19 new cases, 12,574 vaccinations and no deaths in Utah on Saturday.

The rolling seven-day average for positive cases in the state is now at 225, up from 209 Friday.

The rolling seven-day average for percent positivity calculated by the "people over people" method is 6.1%. The rolling seven-day average for percent positivity calculated by the "tests over tests" method is 3.8%. Since yesterday, 6,609 tests were conducted, and 3,895 people were tested. Utah has now conducted a total of 4,957,339 COVID-19 tests, with 2,710,029 people tested.

There are 140 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19, a decrease of seven hospitalizations compared to Friday.

A total of 407,419 people in Utah have now tested positive for COVID-19, and 2,311 people have died. A total of 2,635,472 total vaccinations have been administered.

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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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