Utah reports more than 4,000 COVID cases, no new deaths
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Updated numbers from the Utah Department of Health show 4,123 total confirmed COVID cases in the state — roughly a 4% increase from Saturday. Utah’s numbers has now surpassed 4,000 cases, with 175 more cases than what was recorded mid-weekend.
Utah’s rate of of positive cases is now 4.3% of total tested, which is a drop from 5.21% recorded two weeks ago on April 12.
The state reports 345 cumulative hospitalizations since the outbreak in mid-March, which is an increase of 16 from Saturday. There are no new deaths reported.
The state has tested a total of 95,702 people for the new coronavirus — which is 5,496 more tests from Saturday.
How To Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus
COVID-19 coronavirusis transmitted from person to person. It is a virus that is similar to the common cold and the flu. So, to prevent it from spreading:
- Wash hands frequently and thoroughly, with soap and water, for at least 20 seconds.
- Don’t touch your face.
- Keepchildren and those with compromised immune systemsaway from someone who is coughing or sneezing (in this instance, at least six feet)
- If there is an outbreak near you, practice social distancing (stay at home, instead of going to the movies, sports events, or other activities.)
- Get a flu shot.
Utah Coronavirus Information Line – 1-800-456-7707
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