Almost 19,000 extra vaccine doses are injected, bringing the state’s whole to greater than 300,000.
The Utah Division of Well being reported administering practically 19,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine during the last day— the very best every day variety of pictures being injected since immunizations began within the state final month.
The welcome report got here Saturday with 242,784 individuals within the state now having obtained the primary dose and 57,732 getting each.
The state has beforehand crossed 16,000 doses administered in a single day. However that is the primary time it’s gone above 18,000.
The day introduced different good developments, too. Total hospitalizations have been down, as have been the variety of sufferers in intensive care items. There was solely a modest improve in new circumstances of the virus, whereas the seven-day common additionally decreased.
Vaccinations reported in previous day/whole vaccinations • 18,719 / 300,516.
Circumstances reported in previous day • 1,468.
Deaths reported in previous day • 8.
There have been 5 deaths in Salt Lake County. They have been a person and lady, each age 45 to 64; a lady 65-84; and a person and lady, each over age 85.
Moreover, there was one demise every in Cache County — a person 65-84; Davis County — a person 65-84; and Weber County — a lady 85-plus.
Hospitalizations reported in previous day • 430. That’s down 16 from Friday. Of these at the moment hospitalized, 139 are in intensive care items — 9 fewer than on Friday.
Assessments reported in previous day • 8,768.
Proportion of optimistic exams • 16.74%. That is barely decrease than the seven-day common of 18%.
Totals so far • 345,430 circumstances; 1,663 deaths; 13,427 hospitalizations; 2,018,175 exams.