The Department of Health and Human Services releases updated COVID-19 metrics each Thursday.
Understand the latest Utah COVID-19 trends with these visualizations from The Salt Lake Tribune, based on state data updated each Thursday afternoon:
Breakdown of updated COVID-19 metrics in Utah:
Vaccine doses administered in the past week/total doses administered • 31,321 / 5,434,869.
Number of Utahns fully vaccinated • 2,056,096 — 63.3% of Utah’s total population. Another 992,032 Utahns have received at least one booster shot — 30.5% of the population.
Cases reported in the past week • 1,919.
Average cases per day reported in the past week • 274.
Deaths reported in the past week • 10.
Officials reported four deaths in Salt Lake County, including three men ages 65-84 and a woman age 85 or older.
A woman, age 25-44, was reported to have died in Utah County, as well as two men, ages 45-64 and 65-84.
Weber County reported the deaths of a man, age 25-44, and a woman, age 65-84.
A Cache County man, age 65-84, also reportedly died.
Hospitalizations reported this week • As of Thursday, 133 Utahns were hospitalized with COVID-19, 15 more than the previous week. There were 16 patients in intensive care Thursday, one fewer than last Thursday.
Percentage of positive tests • Counting all test results, including repeated tests of the same individual, 12.51% of the tests conducted came back positive, compared with 12.61% at this point last week.
When repeated tests on the same individual are not counted, 16.05% of the tests administered yielded positive results, down from 16.29% the previous week.
Totals to date • 1,036,535 cases; 5,011 deaths; 38,461 hospitalizations.
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