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Coronavirus in Utah: Three more deaths and 1,097 new cases reported

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Three more Utahns have died and 1,097 more people have tested positive for COVID-19, the Utah Department of Health announced Sunday.

The state is now up to 94,394 positive cases and 543 total deaths.

The new deaths include a man between 65 and 84 years old from Salt Lake County, who was a long-term care facility resident; a woman between 65 and 84, also from Salt Lake County, who was hospitalized at the time of her death; and a woman between 45 and 64, from Davis County, who was also hospitalized at the time of her death.

The rolling seven-day average for positive tests is 1,206 per day, and the rolling seven-day average for percent of positive laboratory tests is 14.2%.

Current hospitalizations declined slightly — from a record 298 on Saturday down to 291. Total hospitalizations from the beginning of the outbreak now stand at 4,656.

The state has now tested 973,938 people in total — an increase of 7,487 people from Saturday.

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