World News – United States – Utah coronavirus cases up 1,007 on Wednesday, with 8 new deaths and record hospitalizations


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With 1,007 new coronavirus cases reported on Wednesday, the rate of new diagnoses in Utah continued to rise

Over the past week, the Utah Department of Health recorded 1,044 new positive test results per day, on average – a record high and well above state target maintain weeklong averages at less than 400 new cases per day

The death toll from the coronavirus in Utah stood at 496 on Wednesday, with eight deaths reported since Tuesday:

Hospitalizations reached an all-time high on Wednesday, with 226 Utah patients admitted simultaneously, UDOH reported, above the previous high of 225 patients on July 24 On average, 194 patients were treated in Utah hospitals every day over the past week

A total of 4,113 patients have been hospitalized in Utah for COVID-19, up from 55 from Tuesday In the past two weeks, the state has reported 529 hospitalizations – by far the largest part of the 14 days since the start of the pandemic

Over the past week, 138% of all tests have come back positive – a rate which indicates that a large number of those infected are not tested, state officials said. state, Utah’s positive test rate has been over 5% since May 25, UDOH data shows

There were 5,839 new test results reported on Wednesday, below the weeklong average of 7,353 new tests per day

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World News – United States – Utah Coronavirus Case Up 1,007 Wednesday, with 8 new deaths and record hospitalizations



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