COVID-19: Vaccine Watch

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Becky Bruce

Omicron variant of COVID-19 detected in first Utah patient

Utah health officials confirmed the state's first patient to test positive for the omicron variant of COVID-19 Friday. 
1 day ago
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Eliza Craig

COVID-19 update: 2,300 new cases

The Utah Department of Health reported 2,297 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, for a total of 598,098 since the pandemic began. 
3 days ago
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Amber Gentry

COVID 19 testing in Utah now easier with more hours and locations

Those who need COVID testing in Utah now have more hours, locations, and testing options all across the state. No appointment is needed. 
18 days ago
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Nick Wyatt

Lawmakers pass bill allowing federal vaccine mandate exemptions

On Wednesday, Utah lawmakers voted to approve a bill allowing employees to claim exemptions from the federal vaccine mandate for businesses.
24 days ago
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Eliza Craig

FEMA adds $8.4 million to Utah’s COVID response fund

FEMA said the funding will go toward personal protective equipment including medical gowns, N95 masks, and gloves.
24 days ago
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Eliza Craig

Utah COVID-19 update: 2,152 new cases and 556,463 total cases

Today's Utah COVID-19 update includes 2,152 new cases, 429 of which occurred among children who are now approved for a pediatric COVID vaccine.
1 month ago
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Curt Gresseth

Vaccine mandate from Biden unacceptable, say Utah state officials

Utah Senate president Stuart Adams wants the same exemptions in the federal vaccine mandate that are provided for Utah businesses.
1 month ago
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Eliza Craig

Utah update: 2,000 new cases of COVID-19

Officials also reported that 538 Utahns required hospitalization for COVID-19 on Wednesday and that another 22 Utahns have died as the result of COVID-19
1 month ago
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Heather Kelly and Simone Seikaly

Sen. Lee wants safeguard against military discharge for refusing vaccine

The bill from Sen. Mike Lee does not address any other vaccine that members of the military must take, which vary in number depending on where they serve.
1 month ago
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Mark Jackson

Bi-yearly survey finds youth substance abuse, vaping decreasing

The Student Health and Risk Prevention Survey is designed to help Utah educators and others track youth trends and plan for change.
2 months ago
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Simone Seikaly

New COVID-19 cases in Utah averaging nearly 1,300 per day

The number of people in Utah with COVID-19 increased by nearly 1,500 cases on Friday and 559 Utahns are hospitalized with the virus.
2 months ago
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Marc Giauque

Utah doctors report increasing COVID-19 cases, strained ICUs, staff leaving

Utah doctors dealing with COVID-19 say they're seeing an increase in cases despite national numbers trending downward.
2 months ago
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Eliza Craig

Latest Utah COVID update: 1,845 new cases, hospitalizations exceed 600

The Utah Department of Health reported 1,845 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, for a total of 526,401 since the pandemic began. 
2 months ago
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Becky Bruce

Utah surpasses 3,000 deaths since start of COVID-19 pandemic

The latest data from the Utah Department of Health shows 31 new deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday, for a total of 3,025 since the pandemic began. 
2 months ago
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Simone Seikaly

Utah COVID-19 numbers for Oct. 6, 2021: 2K more Utahns test positive

Nearly 2,000 Utahns tested positive for COVID-19 in the latest report from Utah health officials. Today there are 575 Utahns hospitalized with the virus.
2 months ago
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Simone Seikaly

COVID-19 in Utah: 1,264 new cases, 8,251 new vaccinations

The newest Utah cases bring the number of Utahns who have contracted COVID-19 to 514,773 since the beginning of the pandemic over a year ago.
2 months ago
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Lindsay Aerts

Biden vaccine mandate brings nearly 1K people to committee meeting

Almost all of the public comments came from people opposed to Mr. Biden's vaccine mandate, and many of them owned small businesses.
2 months ago
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Nick Wyatt

Gov. Cox announces test to travel program

The state health department will operate a separate COVID-19 test-to-travel line for travelers at the Cannon Health Building in Salt Lake City.
2 months ago
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Nick Wyatt

Some Utahns ready for a third vaccine dose, pharmacies are preparing

Some Utahns are ready for a third vaccine dose against COVID-19. One pharmacy says it's already booking appointments.
2 months ago
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Simone Seikaly

COVID-19 in Utah: State surpasses 500,000 cases

The COVID-19 in Utah report on Friday included news that nine more Utahns have died from the disease.
2 months ago
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Becky Bruce

More than 200 people are in the ICU with COVID-19 in Utah

Hospitalizations remain high for COVID-19 in Utah, with 562 people currently hospitalized and 223 of those patients in the ICU. 
2 months ago
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Colby Walker

First Presidency urge masks be worn at all times in temples

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a letter to members urging that all members wear face masks inside the faith's temples.
2 months ago
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Simone Seikaly

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints won’t provide vaccine exemptions

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has confirmed to KSL NewsRadio that it will not provide religious exemptions for vaccines to its members.
2 months ago
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Becky Bruce

Latest numbers show continued COVID-19 case increase in Utah

The Utah Department of Health reported 3,393 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, for a total of 494,378 since the pandemic began. 
3 months ago

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