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Four more Utah COVID-19 deaths and 203 new cases since Friday
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Four more Utah COVID-19 deaths and 203 new cases since Friday

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SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health reports that there are  Four more Utah COVID-19 deaths since Friday bringing the total to 97 on Saturday.

One of these is a male from Utah County whose age is between 64-84.

The other three are female residents from Salt Lake County one of which was older than 85, and the other two being between the ages of 65-84.  

One of the three females was in a long term care facility.

Utah’s COVID-19 numbers to date:

Numbers are provided by the Utah Department of Health


8,2607 positive cases – an increase of 203 cases from yesterday, and a daily rate increase of 2.5% from yesterday. 

Lab Tests:

190,779 total tests – an increase of 3,945 tests from yesterday’s report. Our rate of positives is at 4.3% of the total tested. 


676 hospitalized cases – an increase of 16 since yesterday. There are 108 positive COVID-19 cases currently hospitalized.


97 deaths – four more than yesterday.


4,898 of our cases are considered “recovered”. A case with a diagnosis date of more than three weeks ago, who has not passed away, is considered recovered.