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Find the latest information on the Coronavirus outbreak in Utah, including public health measures, contact information, news updates, and more.

COVID-19 Cases And Deaths Continue To Rise In Utah

Utah health officials confirmed 1,786 new COVID-19 cases and 15 additional deaths Wednesday. There are currently 471 Utahns hospitalized with the virus.

The rolling, seven-day average for new cases is 1,341, and the rolling average positive percentage of tested individuals is 16.2%.

According to the Tuesday update by the Utah Department of Health, school-age children account for 209 of the newly-confirmed cases. Children between ages 5-10 account for 91 of those cases.

Emily Colby started her journey at UPR four and a half years ago as an Access Utah producer. She fell in love with public radio, and soon began hosting weekend programming. Emily went on to produce the Utah Women & Leadership Podcast and manage UPR’s website. She enjoys cooking and TV, and loves to read sci-fi, fantasy, and poetry.