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More than three-quarters of a million COVID-19 vaccines have been vaccinated in Utah and more than a quarter of a million Utah receives a second vaccine. That’s about 8.4% of the state’s population who are fully vaccinated and come on the day the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine arrives in the state.
Utah reported seven more deaths on Wednesday. The five occurred before Feb. 10 and were recently confirmed to be related to coronavirus, state medical examiners said, one of the deaths reported Monday, a man in Iron County, aged 65-84. It was caused by COVID-19 and the death of the man was removed from the state count.
Vaccinations in the past day / all vaccinations • 18,236 / 759,533.
Number of Utahs receiving two doses 269,368.
If reported in the past day • 729.
Report the death of the past day • seven.
Salt Lake County reported five deaths: men and women aged 45-64; Male and female 65-84; And women 85 plus
There was one death in the Box Elder and Washington districts, both 65-84 men.
Report of hospitalization in the past day • 212. That’s one drop on Tuesday. Of these, 92 hospitalized were in the intensive care unit, as on Tuesday.
Test report of the past day 8,249 people were tested for the first time. A total of 21,267 people took the test.
Percentage of positive test Under the traditional state method, the rate was 8.8%, which is 10.2% lower than the seven-day average.
The new method counts all test results, including repeated tests of the same person. Wednesday’s rate is now 3.4%, which is 4.8% below the seven-day average.
Total to date 372,708 persons; 1,949 killed; 14,783 hospitalized; 2,222,755 test people