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7 Deaths Related To COVID-19; More Than 1,000 Confirmed Cases In Utah



SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Utah jumped to more than 1,000 on Wednesday.

According to the Utah Department of Health, there have been seven deaths related to the virus. There are 1,012 cases in the state, 91 of which required hospitalization.

More than 20,000 people have been tested, according to UDOH.

Every health department jurisdiction in the state is reporting confirmed cases. Salt Lake County continues to lead Utah with the most cases (449), followed by Summit County (204). The Central Utah and Southeast Utah jurisdictions have the lowest numbers, with each health department reporting one case.

Most of the state’s confirmed cases – 400 – are in adults ages 25 – 44, according to UDOH data.

Three-hundred-twenty-one cases are in adults ages 45 – 64, and 134 patients are between the ages of 15 – 24 years old. There are 16 cases in children ages 1 – 14, two cases in adults older than 85, and one case in a child younger than 1 year old.

The department of health also reports there are 175 cases under investigation.

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