Utah reports 3,457 new COVID-19 cases, 32 deaths on Monday

Frankie Coelho, a Nomi Health EMT, tests Angela Hiskey for COVID-19 outside of the Mount Olympus Senior Center in Millcreek on Sept. 7.

Frankie Coelho, a Nomi Health EMT, tests Angela Hiskey for COVID-19 outside of the Mount Olympus Senior Center in Millcreek on Sept. 7. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)



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SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health reported 3,457 new COVID-19 cases detected in the state since Friday, as well as 32 new deaths resulting from the disease.

Fifty-three cases were removed from the total case count through data quality analysis and 11 of the deaths occurred prior to Nov. 1, Utah health officials added.

It released the following case totals in its report on Monday:

  • Friday: 1,432
  • Saturday: 1,166
  • Sunday: 912

School-aged children account for 653 of newly reported cases with 361 being reported in children ages 5-10, 132 in children ages 11-13, and 160 in children ages 14-17 since Friday.

The rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 1,550 per day with the positivity of "people over people" being 15.3%. The rolling seven-day average for percent positivity of "tests over tests" is 10%, according to the health department. The newly detected omicron variant is still currently at one case in Utah.

There were 1,121 new breakthrough cases of coronavirus since Friday, which means COVID-19 was detected in individuals who are fully vaccinated. There have been 51,369 total breakthrough cases in Utah since vaccines became available, including 2,167 who have been hospitalized and 312 who died, which is about 8% of all COVID-19 deaths in Utah.

In the last 28 days, people who are unvaccinated are at 14 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 9 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19 and 3.6 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people, according to the health department.

Since Feb. 1 people who are unvaccinated are at 6.6 times greater risk of dying from COVID-19, 5.6 times greater risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19 and 2.5 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people, health officials added.

There are currently 502 people hospitalized with COVID-19 throughout Utah, according to the health department. Health officials reported 4,237,422 total vaccines administered with 41,000 more administered since Friday.

A total of 49,052 tests have been administered since Friday with an increase of 23,888 people tested. In all, 2,090,147 people in Utah have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, according to health department data.

The latest deaths include:

  • Washington County woman older than 85, who was a long-term care facility resident when he died.
  • Weber County woman older than 85, not hospitalized.
  • Sevier County man between the ages of 45-64, not hospitalized.
  • Washington County man older than 85, not hospitalized.
  • Salt Lake County man between the ages of 45-64, long-term care facility resident.
  • Weber County man between the ages of 45-64, hospitalized.
  • Iron County man between the ages of 65-84, not hospitalized.
  • Weber County man between the ages of 65-84, not hospitalized.
  • Salt Lake County man older than 85, not hospitalized.
  • Davis County woman older than 85, long-term care facility resident
  • A man from an unknown county between the ages of 45-64, not hospitalized.
  • Utah County man between the ages of 65-84, hospitalized.
  • Davis County man between the ages of 65-84, not hospitalized.
  • Davis County woman between the ages of 45-64, not hospitalized.
  • Cache County man between the ages of 25-44, hospitalized.
  • Davis County woman between the ages of 45-64, hospitalized.
  • Washington County woman between the ages of 65-84, not hospitalized.
  • Utah County man between the ages of 45-64, hospitalized.
  • Man from an unknown county between the ages of 45-64, not hospitalized.
  • Salt Lake County woman between the ages of 45-64, hospitalized.
  • Weber County woman older than 85, long-term care facility resident
  • Sanpete County woman older than 85, not hospitalized.
  • Davis County woman between the ages of 65-84, hospitalized.
  • Utah County woman between the ages of 65-84, hospitalized.
  • Salt Lake County man between the ages of 65-84, hospitalized.
  • Weber County woman between the ages of 45-64, hospitalized.
  • Sanpete County woman between the ages of 45-64, hospitalized.
  • Salt Lake County man between the ages of 25-44, not hospitalized.
  • Weber County woman between the ages of 45-64, hospitalized.
  • Salt Lake County woman between the ages of 65-84, hospitalized.
  • Box Elder County man between the ages of 45-64, not hospitalized.
  • Utah County woman between the ages of 25-44, hospitalized.

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