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 reveals. 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 the very best declines in Salt Lake County, with 2,594 instances from 4,536 every 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 fee in Utah at 71%
Utah ranked twenty seventh amongst states in share of individuals receiving a minimum of one shot, with 71.1% of its residents a minimum of partially vaccinated. The nationwide fee is 76.1%, a USA TODAY evaluation of CDC information reveals. The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, that are probably the most utilized in america, 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 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 neighborhood transmission start at 100 instances per 100,000 per week.
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Including probably the most new instances general 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 constructive for the coronavirus for the reason that pandemic started, and 4,359 individuals have died from the illness, Johns Hopkins College information reveals. In america, 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.
Seemingly COVID sufferers admitted within the state:
- Final week: 524
- The week earlier than that: 738
- 4 weeks in the past: 1,227
Seemingly 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 reveals.
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