Utah reported far fewer coronavirus instances within the week ending Sunday, including 7,322 new instances. That is down 42% from the earlier week’s tally of 12,633 new instances of the virus that causes COVID-19.
Utah ranked twenty fourth among the many states the place coronavirus was spreading the quickest on a per-person foundation, a USA TODAY Community evaluation of Johns Hopkins College information exhibits. Within the newest week coronavirus instances in america decreased 42% from the week earlier than, with 722,053 instances reported. With 0.96% of the nation’s inhabitants, Utah had 1.01% of the nation’s instances within the final week. Throughout the nation, three states had extra instances within the newest week than they did within the week earlier than.
Throughout Utah, instances fell in seven counties, with one of the best declines in Salt Lake County, with 2,594 instances from 4,536 per week earlier; in Utah County, with 1,189 instances from 2,324; and in Davis County, with 993 instances from 1,475.
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COVID-19 vaccination price in Utah at 71%
Utah ranked twenty seventh amongst states in share of individuals receiving at the least one shot, with 71.1% of its residents at the least partially vaccinated. The nationwide price is 76.1%, a USA TODAY evaluation of CDC information exhibits. The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, that are essentially the most utilized in america, require two doses administered a couple of weeks aside.
Within the week ending Saturday, Utah reported administering one other 62,141 vaccine doses, together with 11,733 first doses. Within the earlier week, the state administered 183,771 vaccine doses, together with 30,434 first doses. In all, Utah reported it has administered 5,045,161 complete doses.
Inside Utah, the worst weekly outbreaks on a per-person foundation had been in Tooele County with 328 instances per 100,000 per week; San Juan County with 314; and Davis County with 279. The Facilities for Illness Management says excessive ranges of group transmission start at 100 instances per 100,000 per week.
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Including essentially the most new instances total had been Salt Lake County, with 2,594 instances; Utah County, with 1,189 instances; and Davis County, with 993.
In Utah, 98 individuals had been reported useless of COVID-19 within the week ending Sunday. Within the week earlier than that, 88 individuals had been reported useless.
A complete of 918,222 individuals in Utah have examined optimistic for the coronavirus because the pandemic started, and 4,359 individuals have died from the illness, Johns Hopkins College information exhibits. In america, 78,479,134 individuals have examined optimistic and 935,335 individuals have died.
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Utah’s COVID-19 hospital admissions falling
USA TODAY analyzed federal hospital information as of Sunday, Feb. 20.
Probably COVID sufferers admitted within the state:
- Final week: 524
- The week earlier than that: 738
- 4 weeks in the past: 1,227
Probably COVID sufferers admitted within the nation:
- Final week: 83,365
- The week earlier than that: 105,697
- 4 weeks in the past: 183,913
Hospitals in zero states reported extra COVID-19 sufferers than per week earlier, whereas hospitals in a single state had extra COVID-19 sufferers in intensive-care beds. Hospitals in zero states admitted extra COVID-19 sufferers within the newest week than per week prior, the USA TODAY evaluation of U.S. Well being and Human Companies information exhibits.
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