Utah’s COVID-19 death toll is now more than 3,500


One other 21 die over the weekend. And 55.1% of Utahns are totally vaccinated.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Syringes for Utah County residents to get their COVID-19 vaccinations in a former Shopko retailer in Spanish Fork, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021.

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Greater than 3,500 Utahns have died of COVID-19 — 21 extra deaths over the weekend introduced the full to three,508 because the pandemic started, in line with the Utah Division of Well being.

Though most of those that died over the weekend have been ages 65 and older, three have been between the ages of 25-44.

The well being division reported 2,476 new coronavirus circumstances previously three days — 912 circumstances on Friday, 1,023 on Saturday and 562 on Sunday for a median of simply over 825 per day. The rolling seven-day common of recent constructive circumstances stands at 1,123. (The well being division now not reviews COVID-19 statistics on weekends. The variety of checks and confirmed circumstances usually declines on weekends.)

The variety of kids getting vaccinated continues to climb — 65,740 kids ages 5-11 have gotten not less than one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine since they grew to become eligible; that’s about 18% of youngsters that age in Utah, in line with the well being division.

Intensive care items within the state stay close to capability. UDOH reported Monday that 91.1% of all ICU beds in Utah and 97% of ICU beds in bigger medical facilities within the state are occupied. (Hospitals think about any determine over 85% to be functionally full). Of all ICU sufferers, 44.6% are being handled for COVID-19.

Vaccine doses administered previously three days/whole doses administered • 20,393 / 4,122,501.

Variety of Utahns totally vaccinated • 1,801,754 — 55.1% of Utah’s whole inhabitants. That’s a rise of 4,300 previously three days.

Circumstances reported in previous three days • 2,476.

Circumstances amongst school-age kids • Children in grades Ok-12 accounted for 465 of the brand new circumstances introduced Monday — 18.8% of the full. There have been 233 circumstances reported in kids aged 5-10; 104 circumstances in kids 11-13; and 128 circumstances in kids 14-18.

Exams reported in previous three days • 15,854 individuals have been examined for the primary time. A complete of 31,346 individuals have been examined.

Deaths reported in previous three days • 21.

Salt Lake County reported 5 deaths: Two males 25-44, two males 65-84, and a lady 85-plus. There have been additionally 5 deaths in Utah County: Two males 64-84, and three males 85-plus.

4 counties every reported two deaths: A person 25-44, and a person 65-84 in Davis County; a lady 65-84, and a lady 85-plus in Millard County; a person and a lady 65-84 in Tooele County; and a person 65-84, and a person 85-plus in Washington County.

Different deaths have been a Cache County man 65-84; an Iron County man 85-plus; and a Weber County man 65-84.

Hospitalizations reported previously day • 525. That’s 19 greater than reported on Friday. Of these at the moment hospitalized, 210 are in intensive care, 4 greater than reported on Friday.

Share of constructive checks • Beneath the state’s authentic technique, the speed is 15.6% previously three days. That’s greater than the seven-day common of 15.1%.

The state’s new technique counts all check outcomes, together with repeated checks of the identical particular person. Monday’s charge was 7.9%, decrease than the seven-day common of 10%.

[Read more: Utah is changing how it measures the rate of positive COVID-19 tests. Here’s what that means.]

Danger ratios • Previously 4 weeks, unvaccinated Utahns have been 16.1 instances extra more likely to die of COVID-19 than vaccinated individuals, in line with a Utah Division of Well being evaluation. The unvaccinated additionally have been 10.8 instances extra more likely to be hospitalized, and 4.2 instances extra more likely to check constructive for the coronavirus.

Totals so far • 594,606 circumstances; 3,508 deaths; 25,819 hospitalizations; 3,960,315 individuals examined.


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