Utah adds more than 1.6K new cases, 10 new deaths on Tuesday


SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The Utah Department of Health is reporting 1,614 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, October 26, and 10 new deaths.

Here are the latest numbers:

Case

With 1,614 new cases of COVID-19 reported, the total number of cases in Utah has reached 544,145.

Of today’s new cases, 324 are school-aged children. The UDOH reports 155 cases in children aged 5 to 10, 80 cases in children aged 11 to 13 and 89 cases in children aged 14 to 17.

Vaccines

A total of 3,689,812 doses of vaccine have been administered in Utah.

This is an increase of 12,251 doses since yesterday.

Vaccinated vs unvaccinated risk ratio

In the past 28 days, unvaccinated people are 16.1 times more likely to die from COVID-19, 10.7 times more likely to be hospitalized from COVID-19, and 5.4 times more risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

As of February 1, 2021, unvaccinated people are 8.8 times more likely to die from COVID-19, 7.4 times more likely to be hospitalized from COVID-19, and 3.8 times more risk to test positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Laboratory tests

Laboratory reports from the Utah Department of Health show 3,667,771 people have been tested. This is an increase of 7,728.

The UDOH reports a total of 6,623,112 tests in total, an increase of 15,977 since yesterday.

Tendencies

The 7-day moving average for positive tests is 1,520 per day.

The 7-day moving average for the percentage of “people to people” positivity is 16.8%. The 7-day moving average for the percentage of “test-to-test” positivity is 11%.

Hospitalizations

There are currently 524 people hospitalized with COVID-19. The total number of hospitalizations since the start of the epidemic is 23,778.

Deaths

There are 10 new virus-related deaths reported.

The UDOH reports a total of 3,159 deaths.

  1. Male, aged 65 to 84, resident of Tooele County, hospitalized at time of death
  2. Male, aged 45 to 64, resident of Wastington County, hospitalized at time of death
  3. Female, aged 45 to 64, resident of Davis County, hospitalized at time of death
  4. Male, aged 65 to 84, resident of Morgan County, hospitalized at time of death
  5. Male, aged 45 to 64, resident of Washington County, hospitalized at time of death
  6. Female, over 85, resident of Salt Lake County, not hospitalized at time of death
  7. Male, aged 65 to 84, resident of Box Elder County, hospitalized at time of death
  8. Female, 25-44, Weber County resident, hospitalized at time of death
  9. Female, aged 45 to 64, resident of Box Elder County, hospitalized at time of death
  10. Male, aged 65 to 84, resident of Washington County, hospitalized at time of death

Today vs Yesterday

Today Yesterday
Total Utahns Tested Positive 544,145 542,531
Total number of people tested 3,667,771 3,660,043
COVID-19 Deaths in Utah 3,159 3 149
Vaccines administered 3,689,812 3,677,561
Utahns currently hospitalized with COVID-19 524 525
Total hospitalizations 23,778 23,704

Utah’s COVID-19 transmission index as of October 21

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