Utah coronavirus updates: The latest COVID-19 news and case counts

Utah has seen 408,741 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 2,319 total deaths as of Thursday, according to the Utah Department of Health. That’s an increase of 313 cases from Wednesday. One additional death was reported.

Here are the latest numbers.

Total number of COVID-19 cases: 408,741 Total reported people tested: 2,728,178 Vaccines administered: 2,676,026 Total COVID-19 hospitalizations: 17,038 Current COVID-19 hospitalizations: 155 Total COVID-19 deaths: 2,319 Single-day high for reported cases: 4,672 (Dec. 31) Single-day high for reported deaths: 30 (Dec. 17 and Jan. 21) Recently The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will stop investigating any breakthrough COVID-19 infections among fully vaccinated people. Utah isn’t expecting a significant spike in COVID-19 cases from last weekend’s Memorial Day gatherings that marked the start of a summer with fewer virus restrictions, unlike what the state and the rest of the country experienced after past holiday celebrations. Gov. Spencer Cox signed into law 16 bills passed by the Utah Legislature in a special session, including a bill appropriating over $1.6 billion in federal COVID-19 relief funds and a bill to ban face mask requirements

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