Utah’s fee of recent confirmed circumstances of COVID-19 dropped to its lowest degree since April over the previous week, with 1,881 new circumstances counted within the seven-day interval that ended Sunday.
Utah ranked forty fourth amongst states the place coronavirus was spreading the quickest on a per-person foundation, in keeping with a USA TODAY Community evaluation of Johns Hopkins College knowledge.
The downward development matched the outcomes discovered nationwide, with the U.S. reporting a 19.4% lower in new circumstances throughout that very same seven-day interval. Utah, which accounts for 0.96% of the U.S. inhabitants, had 0.58% of the nation’s new circumstances.
The Southwest Utah well being district, which incorporates Washington, Iron, Kane, Garfield and Beaver counties, had a day by day fee of 5.4 new circumstances per 100,000 residents, the realm’s lowest fee since mid-April. For the reason that pandemic began, the area has counted almost 70,000 circumstances, with greater than 3,400 hospitalizations and 678 deaths attributed to the virus.
Statewide, the worst weekly outbreaks on a per-person foundation have been in San Juan County with 78 circumstances per 100,000 per week; Salt Lake County with 70; and Davis County with 61. The Facilities for Illness Management says excessive ranges of neighborhood transmission start at 100 circumstances per 100,000 per week.
Including probably the most new circumstances general have been Salt Lake County, with 813 circumstances; Utah County, with 268 circumstances; and Davis County, with 217.
Statewide, 10 folks have been reported lifeless of COVID-19 within the week ending Sunday, the identical variety of deaths that have been reported the earlier week.
A complete of 1,038,416 folks in Utah have examined constructive for the coronavirus because the pandemic started, and 5,021 folks have died from the illness, Johns Hopkins College knowledge reveals. In the US 96,397,885 folks had examined constructive and 1,059,605 folks had died.
Utah’s COVID-19 hospital admissions rising
USA TODAY analyzed federal hospital knowledge as of Sunday, Oct. 2.
Possible sufferers admitted within the state:
- Final week: 170
- The week earlier than that: 160
- 4 weeks in the past: 223
Possible COVID-19 sufferers admitted within the nation:
- Final week: 51,355
- The week earlier than that: 53,692
- 4 weeks in the past: 61,434
Hospitals in 17 states reported extra COVID-19 sufferers than per week earlier, whereas hospitals in 25 states had extra COVID-19 sufferers in intensive-care beds. Hospitals in 17 states admitted extra COVID-19 sufferers within the newest week than per week prior, the USA TODAY evaluation of U.S. Well being and Human Providers knowledge reveals.
David DeMille writes about southwestern Utah for The Spectrum & Every day Information, a USA TODAY Community newsroom based mostly in St. George. Observe him at @SpectrumDeMille or contact him at [email protected]. To help and maintain this work, please subscribe in the present day.