COVID-19 1,608 new cases are on the rise in Utah

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Utah continues to witness a sharp rise in corona virus infections with another day of elevated positive tests for COVID-19.

Following registration days, 1,608 new infections were reported on Saturday Utah Department of Health (UDOH) Complex care beds are constantly filled with people who are sick and have difficulty breathing.

Utah’s skyrocketing infection rates reflect national trends, especially in the western and upper Midwest of the Intermountain, where the disease seems to be spreading out of control by continuing resistance to cold weather and mask wearing, social distance and other activities. Of the virus.

The last three days are the three highest number of days Utah has experienced since the onset of the epidemic. Friday’s number was the worst at 1,960, followed by Saturday’s second worst.

Utah death toll from corona virus rises to 568 on Saturday, with one reported since Friday. She is a Salt Lake County woman over the age of 85, not admitted to the hospital.

The number of hospital admissions on Saturday dropped slightly, with 310 Utah patients currently admitted, according to UDOH. That compares with the previous day 313. Since the outbreak in Utah, 103,117 people have tested positive and 4,997 have been hospitalized for COVID-19.

Infection rates are now high enough in 21 of Utah’s 29 districts to trigger mandatory mask orders. Those in those districts should wear masks outside of their immediate home, even around family members or friends. Community meeting may not exceed 10 people.

Gary Herbert Utans has repeatedly stressed Wear masks, practice hand hygiene and engage in social exclusion, but he was reluctant to impose a mask order statewide, saying it was difficult to enforce and could be opposed as an imposed government mandate.

Over the past week, 16% of all tests have been positive again, a new record. Health officials say positive test rates indicate that this high number of victims has not been tested. The seven-day average for positive tests was 1,396 per day.

According to UDOH data, authorities want the rate of positive tests in Utah to drop to less than 5%, which has not been seen since May 25.

The ongoing eruption affects every part of the state. Utah estimates that if 100,000 residents have a 200 or more 14-day litigation rate, a portion will be spread at the “highest rate.” It was high enough to go the size of Utah.

With the exception of one part of North Washington County, the entire state exceeds the 200 limit, where the ratio is 197.

Men are still more likely than women in the 25 to 44 age range, mostly due to workplace explosions in industries such as construction. But more women than men under the age of 25 and over the age of 65 are tested positive.

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