September 21 data: UDOH reports 25 more Utahners killed by COVID-19

The Utah Department of Health reported that an additional 25 Utahners have been killed by COVID-19 since Monday.

Of the 25 new deaths, eight were women and 17 were men. The total number of deaths since the pandemic started stands at 2,829.

Two of the reported deaths occurred before September 1, 2021.

Another 1,326 Utahner tested positive for the virus, 294 other school-age children are now infected.

Almost 10,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the state since yesterday.

580 people are currently hospitalized across the state with COVID-19.

THE UTAH HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTED ON THE FOLLOWING TUESDAY:

Positive:

  • We will report 495,704 positive cases today. That’s an increase of 1,326 new cases since yesterday.

School-age cases:

  • School-age children account for 294 of the new cases reported today. As of yesterday, we will be reporting 121 cases in children aged 5 to 10 years, 74 cases in children aged 11 to 13 years and 99 cases in children aged 14 to 17 years.

Vaccinations:

  • We will report 3,399,468 total doses administered today. This is an increase of 9,764 doses since yesterday.

Vaccinated vs. unvaccinated risk ratio:

  • In the past 28 days, unvaccinated people had a 5.9 times higher risk of dying from COVID-19, 7.2 times higher risk of being hospitalized for COVID-19, and a 6.6- times higher risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.
  • As of February 1, 2021, unvaccinated people have a 4.7 times higher risk of dying from COVID-19, 5.1 times higher risk of being hospitalized for COVID-19, and 4.4 – times the risk of testing positive for COVID-19 than vaccinated people.

Laboratory tests:

  • We will report 3,371,184 people tested. This is an increase of 7,925 people tested since yesterday.
  • We will report a total of 6,059,387 tests. That’s an increase of 14,954 tests since yesterday.

Tendencies:

  • The 7-day rolling average for positive tests is 1,464 per day.
  • The 7-day rolling average for the percent positivity of “people over people” is 13.8%. The 7-day rolling average for percent positivity of “tests over tests” is 10%.

Hospital stays:

  • There are currently 580 people in the hospital with COVID-19. The total number of hospital admissions since the outbreak began is 21,551.

Deaths:

We will report a total of 2,829 deaths, that’s 25 new deaths since yesterday. Two of the deaths occurred before September 1, 2021.

  • Female, older than 85 years, resident of Salt Lake County, resident in long-term care facility
  • Female, between 45 and 64, Davis County resident, hospitalized at death
  • Male, between 25 and 44, residents of Tooele County, hospitalized at the time of death
  • Female, older than 85 years, resident of Utah County, resident of long-term care facility
  • Female, between 65 and 84 years old, resident in the Weber district, resident in a long-term care facility
  • Male, between 25 and 44, residents of Uintah County, hospitalized at the time of death
  • Male, between 45 and 64, residents of Washington County, hospitalized at death
  • Female, between 45 and 64, resident of Washington County, hospitalized at death
  • Male, between 45 and 64, residents of Davis County, hospitalized at death
  • Female, between 65 and 84, resident of Weber County, hospitalized at death
  • Male, older than 85, resident of Duchesne County, not hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 65 and 84, Davis County residents, hospitalized at death
  • Female, 65 to 84 years old, a Salt Lake County resident, resident in a long-term care facility
  • Male, older than 85, Salt Lake County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, between 65 and 84, residents of Salt Lake County, hospitalized at the time of death
  • Male, older than 85, Tooele County resident, not hospitalized at time of death
  • Male, between 45 and 64, residents of Summit County, hospitalized at death
  • Male, between 45 and 64, residents of Washington County, hospitalized at death
  • Male, between 65 and 84, residents of Salt Lake County, hospitalized at the time of death
  • Female, over 85 years old, resident of Utah County, hospitalized at death
  • Male, between 65 and 84, residents of Salt Lake County, hospitalized at the time of death
  • Male, 35-44 years old, Uintah County resident, long-term care facility resident
  • Male, older than 85, Utah County resident, hospitalized at death
  • Male, between 65 and 84, residents of Sanpete County, hospitalized at the time of death
  • Male, between 65 and 84, residents of Box Elder County, hospitalized at the time of death

COVID-19 resources

  • Click here for more information from the Utah coronavirus website, including information on vaccinations.
  • For more information on where to get vaccinated in Utah, click here.
  • To learn more from CDC’s COVID-19 website, click here.
  • For COVID-19 data collected worldwide, click here.
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