The number of daily COVID-19 cases in Utah reached its lowest level since Sept. 9 with only one new death reported Monday.
The seven-day average of vaccine doses in arms increased slightly on Sunday, after having decreased for most of the week. Sunday’s average was 12,411 doses given per day, down from Saturday’s 11,937 average, but well below the February 14 average of 15,723.
One reason for last week’s decline, a Utah Department of Health spokesman said Monday, is that a shipment of 36,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine that the state expected to arrive last week did not arrive, due to bad weather. in the East. Those doses are expected to reach Utah on Monday or Tuesday, the spokesman said.
Immunizations reported in the previous day / total vaccinations • 4,353 / 611,910.
Number of Utahns who have received two doses • 206,887.
Cases reported the day before • 338.
Deaths reported the day before • One, a Wasatch County woman between the ages of 45 and 64.
Hospitalizations reported the day before • 237. That’s four less than on Sunday. Of those currently hospitalized, 99 are in intensive care units, one less than on Sunday.
Tests reported the day before • 5,931.
Percentage of positive tests • According to the original state method, the rate is 11.7%. That’s lower than the seven-day average of 13.3%.
His new method counts all test results, including repeated tests on the same individual. Monday’s rate is now 5.7%, lower than the seven-day average of 6.0%.
Totals to date • 367,073 cases; 1,853 deaths; 14,466 hospitalizations; 2,166,505 people tested.