Utah reported far fewer coronavirus circumstances within the week ending Sunday, including 7,322 new circumstances. That is down 42% from the earlier week’s tally of 12,633 new circumstances 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 circumstances in the US decreased 42% from the week earlier than, with 722,053 circumstances reported. With 0.96% of the nation’s inhabitants, Utah had 1.01% of the nation’s circumstances within the final week. Throughout the nation, three states had extra circumstances within the newest week than they did within the week earlier than.
Throughout Utah, circumstances fell in seven counties, with one of the best declines in Salt Lake County, with 2,594 circumstances from 4,536 every week earlier; in Utah County, with 1,189 circumstances from 2,324; and in Davis County, with 993 circumstances from 1,475.
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COVID-19 vaccination fee in Utah at 71%
Utah ranked twenty seventh amongst states in share of individuals receiving at the very least one shot, with 71.1% of its residents at the very least partially vaccinated. The nationwide fee is 76.1%, a USA TODAY evaluation of CDC information exhibits. The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, that are essentially the most utilized in the US, require two doses administered a number 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 have been in Tooele County with 328 circumstances per 100,000 per week; San Juan County with 314; and Davis County with 279. The Facilities for Illness Management says excessive ranges of neighborhood transmission start at 100 circumstances per 100,000 per week.
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Including essentially the most new circumstances general have been Salt Lake County, with 2,594 circumstances; Utah County, with 1,189 circumstances; and Davis County, with 993.
In Utah, 98 individuals have been reported useless of COVID-19 within the week ending Sunday. Within the week earlier than that, 88 individuals have been reported useless.
A complete of 918,222 individuals in Utah have examined constructive for the coronavirus for the reason that pandemic started, and 4,359 individuals have died from the illness, Johns Hopkins College information exhibits. In the US, 78,479,134 individuals have examined constructive 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.
Doubtless COVID sufferers admitted within the state:
- Final week: 524
- The week earlier than that: 738
- 4 weeks in the past: 1,227
Doubtless 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 every 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 every week prior, the USA TODAY evaluation of U.S. Well being and Human Companies information exhibits.
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