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No new deaths and more than 15,000 additional Utahns fully vaccinated as of Saturday

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Utah saw no new deaths and a decrease in both hospitalizations and intensive care unit beds occupied by COVID-19 patients Saturday. The Utah Department of Health also reported 15,281 more Utahns were fully vaccinated compared to Friday.

Vaccine doses administered in past day/total doses administered • 27,809 / 1,880,269.

Utahns fully vaccinated • 783,872.

Cases reported in past day • 413.

Deaths reported in past day • 0.

Tests reported in past day • A total of 7,575 people were tested.

Hospitalizations reported in past day • 140. That’s down 19 from Friday. Of those currently hospitalized, 53 are ICU units — eight fewer than Friday.

Percentage of positive tests • Under the state’s original method, the rate is 5.5%. That’s lower than the seven-day average of 7.6%.

The state’s new method counts all test results, including repeated tests of the same individual. Saturday’s rate was 2.5%, lower than the seven-day average of 3.8%.

[Read more: Utah is changing how it measures the rate of positive COVID-19 tests. Here’s what that means.]

Totals to date • 392,509 cases; 2,164 deaths; 15,901 hospitalizations; 2,486,282 people tested.

This story is developing and will be updated.

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