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Utah sees 63 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 7th - 1:08pm

Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 63 from Monday, with no new reported deaths, according to the Utah Department of Health.

Real Salt Lake cuts staff, reduces pay for executives, staff due to COVID-19

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 7th - 12:51pm

RSL announced in a statement Tuesday that the organization will not be eligible for the Federal CARES program — part of the $2 trillion stimulus package recently signed by President Donald Trump — and will be forced to reduce staff.

Modeling coronavirus: 'Uncertainty is the only certainty'

Seth Borenstein and Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 7th - 12:17pm

A statistical model cited by the White House generated a slightly less grim figure Monday for a first wave of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. — a projection designed to help officials plan for the worst, including having enough hospital staff, beds and ventilators.

Will Utah experience a baby boom once the pandemic is over?

Saige Miller, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Apr 7th - 11:34am

In the face of a pandemic, some people are curious if the next thing America will experience is a baby boom.

Returning missionary tests positive for coronavirus, possibly infects family

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 7th - 10:45am

A missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, who was among thousands sent home early because of the COVID-19 pandemic, has since tested positive for the virus and likely infected four of his family members.

Coronavirus updates: Smith's stores limiting customer capacity

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated Apr 7th - 10:25am

Here are the latest coronavirus-related updates from Utah and around the world.

Durrant to serve 3rd term as Utah Supreme Court chief justice

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Apr 7th - 10:12am

Utah Supreme Court Justice Matthew Durrant will serve a third term at the helm of the state’s high court.

Salt Lake County mayor considers extending stay home order to Memorial Day or longer

Mary Richards, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Apr 7th - 9:28am

Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson says she is considering extending a stay-at-home order through Memorial Day or even longer.

Global stock rally zooms into Day 2 on hopes for virus peak

Stan Choe, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 7th - 9:06am

Stocks climbed in early trading on Wall Street Tuesday as markets around the world piled on even more gains following their huge rally a day earlier.

Heber restaurant’s signs poking fun at coronavirus spark laughter, controversy

Brittany Tait, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 7th - 8:46am

Some locals say it’s not the food at The Junction Pizzeria & Grill that people are buzzing about.

Are meditation apps really that great at decreasing stress?

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 7th - 8:17am

People are turning to their phones for meditation apps amid this stressful time we're in. But are these apps actually helpful?

How Utah is preparing to meet the mental health demands of COVID-19

Aley Davis and Brittany Glas, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 7th - 8:00am

Is Utah doing enough to prepare for the inevitable rise in mental health concerns? The KSL Investigators discovered the state is taking steps to prepare for the anticipated need.

How experts recommend dealing with COVID-19 anxiety

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Apr 7th - 8:00am

You should know it is normal to experience more stress than normal right now — nearly everyone is.

Gephardt: Working from home? Here’s what you can claim on your taxes

Matt Gephardt, KSL TV and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 7th - 7:25am

For weeks now, thousands of Utahns have worked from home to help stop the spread of COVID-19. During that time, many have had to buy equipment, supplies and upgrades to power their home workspaces.

Congress, White House reach high for next virus bill

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 7th - 6:40am

Congressional leaders are jolting ahead with another coronavirus rescue package as President Donald Trump indicated that Americans will need more aid during the stark pandemic and economic shutdown.

Coronavirus updates: Bryce Canyon National Park to close indefinitely

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated Apr 6th - 10:47pm

Here are the latest coronavirus-related updates from Utah and around the world.

As cases surge, 3 in 4 US hospitals already facing COVID-19

Ricardo Alonso-zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 6th - 9:53pm

With coronavirus cases rocketing toward their expected peak, the nonpartisan Health and Human Services inspector general’s office reported Monday that a shortage of tests and long waits for results were at the root of mounting problems faced by hospitals.

COVID-19 model shows improvement in projected Utah deaths

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 6th - 9:04pm

All of these projection models were based upon strict social distancing practices through the end of May — meaning it’s not time to go back to life as usual.

How MountainStar Healthcare is supporting staff as they support our communities in the face of COVID-19

MountainStar Healthcare  |  Posted Apr 6th - 9:00pm

MountainStar Healthcare, in collaboration with HCA Healthcare, continues to monitor conditions around COVID-19 and will adjust accordingly.One thing that will never be adjusted is the organization’s dedication to the care and improvement of human life, both for patients and staff.