Utah, more than 565,000 people are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.
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After a slow pass on Sunday, the Utah Department of Health reported 173 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, with just 3,778 tests.
That’s the lowest number of new cases since 163 cases on March 21 – another Sunday.
Utah, more than 565,000 people, have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, about 17 percent of the state’s population. And one more person died due to COVID-19.
The vaccine dose given in the past day / total dose given • 2,326 / 1,498,039.
Utah has complete immunizations • 565,539.
If reported in the past day • 173.
Report the death of the past day One: A woman in Utah County, aged 65 to 84.
Test report of the past day 2,111 people were tested for the first time. A total of 3,778 people took the test.
Report of hospitalization in the past day • 121 That’s eight. Since sunday Of the 47 hospitalizations, more than twice were in intensive care units on Sunday.
Percentage of positive test Under the old state method, the rate was 8.2%, which is 7.1% higher than the 7-day average.
The new state method counts all test results, including repeated tests of the same person. Monday’s rate was 4.65 percent, 3.5 percent higher than the seven-day average.
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Total to date 387,514 persons; 2,133 deaths; 15,625 hospitalizations; 2,413,193 test people
On Monday, the Utah artist revealed her gratitude to frontline healthcare workers fighting COVID-19, a large painting she donated to. Intermountain Healthcare
Heather Olsen, a Riverton artist, said her painting “Together We Can Do This” was the result of seeing doctors and nurses and appreciating their sacrifice in saving lives during the epidemic.
“You’re a real hero,” Olsen told healthcare officials at the opening event on Monday. Intermountain Transformation Center in Murray “Every day you are changing life and making a difference. You are making the world a better place. “
The painting, which is a collage of 11 doctors and nurses, “is what I can do to say ‘thank you,'” Olsen said. [It] It makes me comfortable having these people there and doing whatever I can. “
The prints will be distributed to hospitals and medical facilities. Intermountain And health care workers will be given the opportunity to print their own personal pictures.
Olsen – inspired by her sister, a nurse – began painting a picture of a health care worker about a year ago just as the outbreak began. Her first one shows a nurse being wrapped in personal protective equipment wearing gloves. (The painting is part of a work inspired by the Corona Virus by Utah artist created by The Salt Lake Tribune in April 2020.)
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Even though she gave the sketch in the painting and the others in the subsequent painting are normal faces, Olsen said, “I had a lot of nurses coming to me and said, ‘You did me.’
Elizabeth Hyde, a nurse at the intensive care unit Intermountain Got one of those paintings from Olsen, sent to her home when Hyde said she was “physically and emotionally exhausted”.
“When she showed up at my doorstep,” said Hyde, “it gave me the strength and confidence that I was a good nurse and that I could do this and that I would benefit the community with what I do every day. ”